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13973Re: [coldwarcomms] Re: SNARK (not the sailboat)

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  • Rod Lannon
    Sep 25, 2008
      At least we're off talking about microwave towers. :-)
      Was beginning to think the list had "jumped the shark"
      or perhaps the snark.

      Rod

      paul125a wrote:
      >
      > When I saw the word "SNARK" in the subject field I thought, great!
      > someone is going to talk about the Snark--the 1950s-era, proto-
      > cruise missile that was to go from bases in CONUS all the way to the
      > USSR at subsonic speeds, carrying a nuclear warhead. The guidance
      > system they developed for it was very advanced, and was later used
      > for the SR-71 Blackbird. The Snark had a difficult testing period,
      > leading people to talk about "Snark-infested waters" off Cape
      > Canaveral.
      >
      > Paul C.
      >
      > -- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:coldwarcomms%40yahoogroups.com>, Techniker der ├╝berholten
      > Systeme : arbeitsloser <yahoo@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > I believe "snotty" refers to drainage of the sinus, the behavior
      > > exhibited below is currently considered SNARK~ish.
      > >
      > > You really need to update your slang.
      > >
      > > Jim
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
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