In my story, there is a sailor who, commiserating with the protagonist, says to him, "What a _________" regarding an acquaintance who's a total jerk.
What would Sailor 2 say? All parties concerned are English (from Liverpool to be exact), in their very early twenties, working-class, and they're on a merchant ship (not the Merchant Navy). Originally I had him saying "What a prick," but I'm not sure if this is anachronistic. If it's not, cool, if it is, what would be the equivalent?
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