Nazi Sites in the Rhineland Speyer The rathaus in and today. During the war, Speyer was the site of one of the first encounters between pilots and UFOs, or Foo Fighters as they were called at the time: In an encounter on November 27, over Speyer, pilots Henry Giblin and Walter Cleary reported a large orange light flying at mph about 1, feet above their fighter. The radar station in the sector replied that there was nothing else there.
Kirk having cheated to win the Kobayashi Maru. If at first you don't succeed, use a bigger army. How very Azzathra of you, Matthia. Fans of Puella Magi Madoka Magica use the term "Mami-ing" or getting "Mami'd" Mamiru to refer to a character that had gotten their head chopped off. Among western fans, the definition was expanded to mean "a character introduced as a critical member of the cast that dies early on to set the tone for the series".
It turns out to refer to a previous video game character named Turbo who once pulled the same stunt and got two games shut down for being "out of order"- the one Turbo left had lost its Player Characterand the one he entered got a gameplay disrupting glitch in the process.
The two protagonists of Gerry are named Gerry and Jerry. It becomes clear that in the personal argot of their friendship, a "Gerry" has come to mean an incident of getting turned around and hopelessly lost somewhere, and that the film's title actually refers to this term.
In Man of the Housea pair of the cheerleaders are being dragged back to the house after starting to get in a barfight, and complains about being 'rescued' by saying "I was about to go all Buffy on his ass. In The Sorcerer's ApprenticeDave spills water on his pants after witnessing the confrontation between Baltazaar and Horvath and everyone believes that he wet himself.
Even ten years later, kids in grade school still call having a nervous breakdown "pulling a Dave Stutler. In Kingpinprotagonist Roy Munson is chagrined to learn that "getting Munsoned" has come to mean being screwed over and abandoned after his past encounter with an unscrupulous rival bowler.
Literature At the end of Stephen King 's Carrieit's said that "to rip off a Carrie" passed into teen slang, meaning "to commit arson". Life Imitates Artbut twisted: This one's become so well-travelled that it even appears in the Kare Kano manga as a visual-only metaphor for someone snapping under the strain of having perfectionist, controlling parents.
Oddly enough, to "Carrie someone" usually refers to the act of inflicting such humiliation on the person rather than the act of retaliation.
For example, in an episode of 30 RockLiz's former high school friends attempt to dump chocolate on her head and refer to it as "Carrie-ing her".
This was probably referring to the part in Carrie where they dumped pig's blood on her head to humiliate her. However, at least one dictionary uses "quixote" as a lower-case noun with the same connotation.
Done rather cruelly in Flowers for Algernon: Pulling a "Charlie Gordon" is messing up Charlie himself doesn't get it, since the guy pulling a Charlie dropped a bunch of boxes, which he didn't do.
From one of the Dinotopia books, any instance of Ain't No Rule or Loophole Abuse is referred to as "Pulling an Andrew", after said Andrew wins an obstacle course race against a far more athletic dinosaur by simple virtue of ignoring the obstacles and running down the straightaway between the courses.
Jim Butcher says on this page about writing the middle of a novel:The English translation of one of the later volumes of Love Hina has Naru screaming at Keitaro "Don't go all Shinji on me!", when our hero is being mopier than usual.; The Lupin III (Red Jacket) English translation would occasionally give some gems in the dialogue.
After performing a daring but unnecessary car stunt, Lupin and Goemon looked at Jigen and asked what he was doing.
Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-Semitism to Zionism. Paul Von Hindenburg's Impact on the Weimar Republic Essay example Words | 9 Pages Paul Von Hindenburg was a renowned military and political leader for Germany; he is most notable for being a distinguished Field Marshal for the Imperial German Army during WWI, and being the second president of the Weimar republic.
General Paul Ludwig Hans Anton Von Hindenburg und Beneckendorff was born in in Germany. He had a long illustrious career as a military officer, having fought in the Austro-Prussian War () and in the Franco-Prussian War (), prior to becoming a German field .
Paul von Hindenburg; 2 nd President of Germany; In office 12 May – 2 August Preceded by: Friedrich Ebert (acting President Walter Simons and General Kurt von Schleicher. The younger Hindenburg served as his father's aide-de-camp and controlled politicians' access to the President.
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Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg was the most famous German commander to emerge from World War I. Along with Ludendorff, he oversaw the brilliant German successes on the Eastern Front in The Russian offensive forced the Germans to transfer forces from the attack on France.
This saved Paris, but the victories at Tannenberg and the Pripet Marshes shattered whole Russian armies.