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Ah wee

From The Great War 1914-1918

Ah wee: (French "Ah oui"). Oh! Yes. A colloquial expression in the lingua franca of the Western Front, and a convenient stop gap in a possibly inadequate vocabulary in conversation.[1]

References / notes

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.4.
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