- Britisha teetotallerOriginally, the wallah or man who brought round the char, or tea, for troops serving in India.See also bun-puncher.
How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. R. W. Holder. 2014.
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bun-puncher — British a person who never drinks intoxicants Army usage, in a society where abstention from intoxicants can be as taboo as drunkenness in civilian life: If a teetotaller he was known as a charwallah , bun puncher or wad shifter . (F … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms