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Snaggy

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Icon 10 posted February 22, 2004 17:40      Profile for Snaggy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
PASADENA, Calif. - NASA's ongoing mission to Mars has spawned some extraterrestrial jargon to accompany the out-of-this-world look at the Red Planet that its twin rovers are providing...

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/breaking_news/8015566.htm

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The Famous Druid

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Icon 1 posted February 23, 2004 12:36      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Just what we need, even more geek jargon [Wink]

btw - I like your choice of 'mercury news' for a story on NASA.

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If you watch 'The History Of NASA' backwards, it's about a space agency that has no manned spaceflight capability, then does low-orbit flights, then lands on the Moon.

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cryptOrchid
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Icon 1 posted February 24, 2004 01:53      Profile for cryptOrchid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by The Famous Druid:
Just what we need, even more geek jargon [Wink]

And I thought geeks could never have enough jargon.

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I can't answer that without more information.

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MTB Babe
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Icon 11 posted February 24, 2004 09:16      Profile for MTB Babe   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
"MER-A ratted Adirondack yestersol while solar groovy, even though it was high tau in Gusev."

Ooh I've found a new favorite word!! Yestersol!!
It'll have to replace antidisestablishmentarianism. [crazy]

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The Famous Druid

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Icon 1 posted February 24, 2004 12:12      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by MTB Babe:
quote:
"MER-A ratted Adirondack yestersol while solar groovy, even though it was high tau in Gusev."

Ooh I've found a new favorite word!! Yestersol!!
It'll have to replace antidisestablishmentarianism. [crazy]

My current favourite is 'sesquipedalian' - look it up.

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Check out John Updike's poem Duet on Mars

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GMx

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"Yestersol...all my software did not work at all..."
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