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The meaning of "canteen culture"

" Canteen culture "
Meaning:
Boorish behaviour by rank and file police or soldiers.
Example:
The place was full of bikini pin-ups. No wonder that female recruit didn't feel comfortable in that canteen culture environment.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, late 20th century.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but more commonly in Britain than elsewhere.
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