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Litoris
08-20-2007, 10:06 AM
Seriously, guys -- WTF? (http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,293724,00.html). I think they should start adapting all of our more colourful acronyms!

Turek
08-20-2007, 10:16 AM
This from someone named Litoris? :D

Litoris
08-20-2007, 10:22 AM
I'm not blowing people up!! Seriously, when do we get to see the PRON (Peoples Republic of Namibia) or CLIT (Coalition of Lutheran-Islamic Terrorists) or maybe even the BOOBIES (Beings Of Other Bodies In Earth's System) make headlines?

Larry Mudd
08-20-2007, 10:27 AM
I'm not blowing people up!! Seriously, when do we get to see the PRON (Peoples Republic of Namibia) or CLIT (Coalition of Lutheran-Islamic Terrorists) or maybe even the BOOBIES (Beings Of Other Bodies In Earth's System) make headlines?Here's a much better headline. (http://mindanews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3068&Itemid=75)

Litoris
08-20-2007, 10:44 AM
Here's a much better headline. (http://mindanews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3068&Itemid=75)


That's great! Thanks!

cher3
08-20-2007, 11:07 AM
Oh, it's the acronym? I thought you were talking about Gen. Hermogenes Esperon.

straight man
08-20-2007, 11:09 AM
[hijack] Would it really be so difficult to put "Filipino" in the headline where an adjective would actually be correct? Sheesh.

Zebra
08-20-2007, 11:22 AM
But the MILF denied its men beheaded 10 of the 14 marines.

Stacey's mom, has sent us up the bomb!

tdn
08-20-2007, 11:36 AM
I'm not blowing people up!! Seriously, when do we get to see the PRON (Peoples Republic of Namibia) or CLIT (Coalition of Lutheran-Islamic Terrorists) or maybe even the BOOBIES (Beings Of Other Bodies In Earth's System) make headlines?
Did you learn those at the Community University of Northern Texas, or from the Boston University Technical Training Professional Learning for Under Graduates?

Rico
08-20-2007, 12:37 PM
Or maybe they participated in the Limited Intelligence Training Of Rigorously Indoctrinated Soldiers?

Litoris
08-20-2007, 12:49 PM
Did you learn those at the Community University of Northern Texas, or from the Boston University Technical Training Professional Learning for Under Graduates?


Actually, it was the Community University of Michigan and the Association of Super Smart Homemakers Of Lower Estonia :D

Turek
08-20-2007, 01:10 PM
This reminds me of the Council for the Liberation and Integration of Terrifying Organisms and their Reintegration Into Society, from Red Dwarf.

Sunrazor
08-20-2007, 02:34 PM
Did you learn those at the Community University of Northern Texas, or from the Boston University Technical Training Professional Learning for Under Graduates?Slight hijack: While touring the University of North Texas campus in Denton, Texas, we noticed that many of the facilities carried the UNT logo, and were called such things as UNC Administration, UNT Student Health Services, UNT Housing Office, etc. I couldn't wait to see the campus radio station. Alas, for that one facility the school suddenly becomes North Texas University (KNTU). So at least somebody's thinking out there.

Turek
08-20-2007, 02:51 PM
Slight hijack: While touring the University of North Texas campus in Denton, Texas, we noticed that many of the facilities carried the UNT logo, and were called such things as UNC Administration, UNT Student Health Services, UNT Housing Office, etc. I couldn't wait to see the campus radio station. Alas, for that one facility the school suddenly becomes North Texas University (KNTU). So at least somebody's thinking out there.

Actually, prior to 1988, they were North Texas State University, so the KNTU moniker is a holdover from that (and of course a nod at propriety.)

sturmhauke
08-20-2007, 03:00 PM
I'm not blowing people up!! Seriously, when do we get to see the PRON (Peoples Republic of Namibia) or CLIT (Coalition of Lutheran-Islamic Terrorists) or maybe even the BOOBIES (Beings Of Other Bodies In Earth's System) make headlines?

I am the CLIT Commander!

Litoris
08-20-2007, 03:25 PM
I am the CLIT Commander!



I wondered how long it would be before someone got that reference!