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Re: Navajo codes (was: POLITICS <G>: Trolls!)

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Sunday, July 7, 2002, 0:20
Tim May wrote:
> Most items of technical vocabulary lacking in Navajo were assigned > codewords. I don't have the book with me, but one I remember was > "mortars" -> "guns that squat".
I seem to remember that types of planes were referred to by the names of certain birds, and ships likewise by kinds of fish. -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42