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They've Got a Mission UPDATE

Apparently, planes aren't supposed to crash when it's rainy or dark, because the Great Field Maneuver Exercise of 2008 has been canceled.

"The weather is yucko," the commander announced in an email.  And thus are great military victories achieved.

souls of men dreaming of skies to conquer at:  mbe@drinktothelasses.com

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I can't recall Erwin Rommel ever referring to the weather as "yucko". I don't think it's in Sun Tzu or Frederick the Great either. Ah, this generation and their newfangled technology.

November 14, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterstarnarcosis

Maybe the commander didn't want to miss "Quantum of Solace" this weekend ;-)

November 14, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterred pill junkie

So I suppose this means I should always fly on rainy yucky days as the planes won't crash?

November 14, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKell Belle

Yucko weather in mid-November.

Can't imagine how that could have happened.

November 16, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterINCITEmarsh

Hey, you know, in this state, yucko weather doesn't always happen in November. Sometimes most of the month is in the 70s. It's really hit or miss.

November 16, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLaura in Virginia
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