Discussion in 'The Barracks' started by Lindele, May 2, 2020.
in a.m. context, what does scrambled egg refer to?
It was the nickname for the gold braid on the peaks of higher-ranking officers caps.
Blimey - it's even got its own wiki entry...
Scrambled egg (uniform) - Wikipedia
No need to find a photo now!
Thanks a lot. It was referred to a German police officer by an ex British officer meeting in 1953 or so in our town.
It's what we're here for!
Brass hat also apparently comes from the same origins
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