Battlestar Galactica oaths and expressions with reference to Episode or Book.
ASTRUM: Anatomical reference. “We’re sitting dead on our astrums.” [LL]
BARGE LICE: Lowlife scum. [GOIPZ]
BARGE RATS: Scum. [GOIPZ]
BLACK SHIRT: A security officer [BE]
BORAYS: Bipedal sentient pigs. Also, the dregs of humanity. [P, TMW]
BORK: A nasty person. [TMW]
CRASSIDY: A slur. Possibly ‘Bastard or SOB!’ [TMW]
DAGGIT DRIVEL: Garbage. BS. [TYL]
EQUINE’S ASTRUM: A horse’s ass. [TMW9L]
FELGERCARB: The “shit” word. BS.
FIRST ORBIT CADET: An incompetant. [TLP]
FRAK: The “fuck” word.
GOLL-MONGING: “Mother Fucking” wording”. [LL]
GRID RATS: Scum. Prisoners. [GOIPZ]
HADES HOLE: Dammit to Hell!
MODOCKER: An ornery beast? Possibly a substitute for “Mother Fucker”. [LL]
MONG-RAKING: “Mother Fucking wording”. [LL] (see a pattern yet?)
NOMEN: can be used as a slur. [TMW9L, BE]
OVINER: a country bumpkin [TLW]
POGEES: Vulgar term. Part of the phrase “blow the pogees out of…” [TLP,
SAGAN: The Ninth Lord of Kobol, leader of the Exodus. Part of the phrase,
“for Sagan’s sake…” [LPOTG, THOG]
SNITRAD: A derogatory term. Cheater, liar… [GFE]
SOCIALATOR: can be used as a slur. [P]
TIN CAN: Cylon. [TYL]
TIN HEADS: Cylons. [LL]
Code: [BE – “Baltar’s Escape”] [GFE – “Greetings From Earth]
[GOIPZ – “Gun On Ice Planet Zero”] [LL – “The Living Legend”]
[P – Premiere Episode (aka “Saga Of A Star World”)] [THOG – “The Hand Of God”]
[TMW – “The Magnificent Warriors”] [TMW9L – “The Man With Nine Lives”]
[TLP – “The Long Patrol”] [TLW – “The Lost Warrior”]
[TYL – “The Young Lords”]