A Military-to-English Dictionary

The armed forces have a language all their own. Here’s our Military-to-English Dictionary:

Birth control glasses (BCGs): 
military-issued eyeglasses noted for their unappealing appearance.

Gone Elvis: missing in action.

Latrinegram: unfounded rumor.

Moo juice: milk.

Repeaters: beans and cabbage.

Self-loading cargo: passengers on a transport aircraft.

Stupid o’clock: ridiculously early in the morning.

Volun-told: an “optional” event that one is actually required to attend.