Awkward Squad

[trade unions] The Awkward Squad is an informal grouping of socialist trade unionists in the United Kingdom. The term was given in 2002-03 to those that opposed what they regarded as the economically liberal policies of the ruling New Labour faction of the Labour Party . It includes such figures as the late Bob Crow of the RMT, Mark Serwotk...
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Awkward squad

Awk'ward squad (Mil.) A squad of inapt recruits assembled for special drill.
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Awkward squad

• A squad of inapt recruits assembled for special drill.
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Awkward Squad

Awkward squad is British slang for people who are inexperienced, clumsy or insubordinate. The term originated in the military for new recruits not yet fit to take their place in the regimental line.
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Awkward Squad

Awkward squad is British slang for people who are inexperienced, clumsy or insubordinate. The term originated in the military for new recruits not yet fit to take their place in the regimental line.
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Awkward Squad

The phrase Awkward Squad is used usually to refer to any grouping of individuals, normally within an existing organisation or structure, who are incompetent or wittingly or otherwise associate together to resist or obstruct change and are possibly stubborn in doing so. ==Origin== It is commonly accepted that shortly before his death in 1796 Robert...
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