I know that pulp era (1920s - 1940s) miniature gaming is a HUGE topic here on the Eastern Fringe. So I thought that I would post these links to some slang of that period which I came across.
Truckler (Now you're on the trolley!)
The game designers themselves know these values are not realistic and they do not intend them to replace or invalidate the fluff. So let's get on with our lives and not fixate over the cosmic ramifications of game mechanics which we already know are streamlined for larger forces at the expense of detail.