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  •  No, it's an acronym... (2+ / 0-)
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    markdd, subtropolis

    Situation
    Normal,
    All
    F___ed
    Up.

    Now about FUBAR!

    The Scout Law (trustworthy, loyal, helpful...) is a GREAT liberal manifesto.

    by DaytonMike on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 07:32:35 PM PST

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    •  Actually Pvt. Ryan, I (2+ / 0-)
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      LeftyAce, Paulie200

      started from FUBAR..

      “that our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions, any more than our opinions in physics or geometry.” Thomas Jefferson

      by markdd on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 08:14:27 PM PST

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      •  Fucked Up Beyond All Recognition. nt (1+ / 0-)
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        markdd

        "Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself." - Robert G. Ingersoll

        by Apost8 on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 09:33:08 AM PST

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        •  OK... if I gotta explain it, it's not funny. (3+ / 0-)
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          Major Kong, ER Doc, Apost8

          A running gag in "Saving Private Ryan" was the experienced combat veterans telling the interpreter (a desk jockey) that FUBAR was a German word.  As a trained German speaker, he was COMPLETELY unfamiliar with the word in German...

          “that our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions, any more than our opinions in physics or geometry.” Thomas Jefferson

          by markdd on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 01:43:32 PM PST

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