Although the word "taser" is not an acronym, one particular model is labeled as: TActical System of Electrical Response.
Sort of completes the pantheon of great acronyms. Or somthing like that.
Police Officer: "Halt eveil-doer, lest I be forced to use my TActical System of Elictrical Rosponse upon ye!"
Police officer: "Freeze scumbag!!" -sound of taser firing-
A great place to find rather interesting...albeit used...books, CD's, cassette tapes, record albums, 8-track tapes, DVD's, 12" laser discs, VHS video tapes, BETAMAX video tapes, and obsolete electronic equipment.
A lousy place for finding clothes, furniture, or anything else that might be useful for day-to-day living.
"The Salvation Army thrift store is having another book sale, four for a dollar. Unfortunatley, they're also having a used underwear sale too...."
Technically, the troopers in "Starship Troopers" were known as 'The Mobile Infantry,' storm troopers, shock troops, marines, and army special forces all rolled into one.
The military personal featured in "Aliens" and "Space: Above and Beyond" were 'space marines.'
'Space Marines' were also featured in the Japanimation show "Space Battleship Yamato/Star Blazers." In the original Japanese show they were called 'The Space Calvary."
In the James Bond movie "Moonraker," Drax's space station is attacked by U.S. Astronaut Marines--different beast entirely.
"The Space Marines will make their stand here on Broomus! Victory or death!"
One of the three world superstates as described in George Orwell's "1984." Eurasia consists of all of continental Europe, all of the Russias, North Africa, and some parts of the middle-east. Eurasia's flag is a green banner featuring a black coloured clenched fist and the word "Eurasia" spelled-out in english across the top.
The three superstates all have the exact same styles of government, with their populations kept in a state of controled ignorance. Also, all three superstates are continuousley at war with each other, alliances changing on a monthly basis, with two superstates ganging-up a third.
See also: Oceania, Eastasia, 1984, and George Orwell.
"We are at war with Eurasia. We've always been at war with Eurasia."
Websters Dictionary once defined 'World War III' as: "A hypothetical war of the future involving nuclear and/or biological weapons and resulting in the near or total destruction of mankind."
There are also many, many books, novels, short stories, scenarios, pamphlets, tracts, magazines, comic books, movies, and television shows dealing with this subject.
The One True Comment on World War III:
"I don't know what weapons will be used in the Third World War, but the Fourth will see the survivors...armed with clubs!"--Albert Einstein
This is the imfamous urban myth
about the cheerleader
who: Gets on the bus
with the winning football team, performs oral sex
on every guy...swallows
...more than once in some cases...and then becomes violently ill and has to be rushed to the hospital to have her stomach pumped!
Alternate versions of the story have said incident occuring in the locker room
, at someones house and/or victory party after the game. The sport in particular also varies. Some times it's the basketball team, the lacross team, the soccer team, etc. Also, the girl
in question also various. Some times it's the campus slut
, sometimes it's even a hot female teacher
or someone's MILF
Another variation on this urban myth
is that the girl
in question has straight 'intercourse
with the entire team, gets her genitals
ripped-open, and has to be rushed to the hospital to have her ravaged vagina
Spoken name of the Ultimate Evil.
"I dare to shout 'Betz!' the spoken name of the Ultimate Evil! I dare not ever utter It's Unspeakable Name, It's Unspoken Name, It's True Name!!"