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Subject:Re: CHAT: "Intercom" article From:Hank Stanley <arjohns -at- ADNC -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 5 Mar 1997 08:53:39 -0800
At 08:34 AM 3/5/97 -0500, you wrote:
>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!
That was a classic line by Michael Rennie who was speaking to Gort. If
you're under 30 it wouldn't mean much. But, the first time I saw that
movie I memorized that line just to be ready. One day. . . I was gonna be
the only kid who could communicate properly. Me and H. B. Caltenbourne.
And maybe Patricia O'Neal.
Yes, I'm a tech writer. Why do you ask?
Hank Stanley arjohns -at- adnc -dot- com
The word artisan 70323 -dot- 2107 -at- compuserve -dot- com
"Language is a poor enough means of communication as it is.
So we ought to use all the words we've got."
Inherit the Wind - Act 1, scene II