Re: CHAT: "Intercom" article

Subject: Re: CHAT: "Intercom" article
From: Peter Gold <pgold -at- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 1997 05:50:01 -0800

The quote should begin with 'Gort!' It's what Patricia Neal says to the
robot in "The Day The Earth Stood Still." It means, "It's OK dude.
Don't destroy Earth." Gort's the robot.

Someone else can give details on the film. Suffice to say, it worked!
We're still here.

Peter Gold
pgold -at- netcom -dot- com

On Wed, 5 Mar 1997,
Kim Keegan wrote:

> To those of you who are STC members:
>
> I received the March/April issue of "Intercom" yesterday, and in the
> "Witful Thinking" article, I came across a phrase that I don't
> understand.
>
> The humorous article is a Jeff Foxworthy-ish list called "You May be a
> Technical Writer if..."
>
> The term in question is "Klatu, barrada nickto". (the entire entry is
> "You have a sign next to your computer: 'Klatu, barrada nickto'". I
> don't get it!
>
> Just for the record, I scored a 9!
> --
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