buzz bomb

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buzz bomb

Regional slang for illicit nitrous oxide.
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Initially based in England, the early Meteors were sent on "anti-Diver" patrols against the V-1 flying bombs the Germans had aimed at London.
It went on to counter the V-1 flying bombs in 1944 and made a name for itself with its ability to locate the enemy at night and develop hard blows with four cannons.
He was credited with the destruction of two German aircraft and damaging another, and, while flying with 605 Squadron in the UK, bringing down three V-1 flying bombs.
Born in Brighton in 1937, she can still remember doodlebugs, Germany's V-1 flying bombs, landing near her house in the Second World War.
Anniversaries: 1986: American clarinettist and bandleader Benny Goodman; 1981: Seventeen-year-old youth fired six shots from blank cartridge pistol at the Queen in the Mall; 1956: The last British troops left Suez; 1944: The first V-1 flying bombs fell o n London; 1900: Boxer Rebellion started in China when rebels besieged foreign legations; 1842: The Queen travelled by train for the first time from Slough to Paddington.