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During the 1940s slang was invented to talk about fancy officers who touted themselves above others with their attitudes and extra rations. Every generation has their own set of ways to talk about loose women, and fun places and if we listened we might hear some of them still. All-out was a 1940s soldiers term with vigor, and determination.
best military slang from the 1940s
If you are a BAM then you are most likely a big-assed female marine. I'm sure there was a lot of jostling, mostly by men scared out of their wits needing something to distract themselves in another way. Blow it out your barracks bag! means to shut the hell up-interesting. What abouts cat's beer? That would be a large glistening dram of milk. Meow!
Bet you never knew how cool your grandparents were.
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