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Re: Phrase in Discworld

Posted by Henry on February 24, 2004

In Reply to: Phrase in Discworld posted by Srik Madani on February 24, 2004

: Hi,

: I encountered this interesting phrase in one of the Discworld novels:
: "Bugger this for a game of soldiers"

: What does that mean, and what's the origin?

: Cheers,
: Srik

Soldiers tired of battle would say this. Possibly from the First World War? Read more in the archives at http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/18/messages/362.html