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Old September 9 2008, 01:44 AM   #17
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Re: Difference Between Earth Starfleet and the UESPA?

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Somehow, I find it very, very hard that Earth's local space military could ever have accepted the name "UE Space Probe Agency". Militaries do not accept wussy, sissy, completely nonmilitary and nonpatriotic names like that. They just don't.
You had me right up until "unpatriotic." Okay, I'm lying, you didn't have me at all, but I can see the argument for wussy, sissy, and completely nonmilitary, but how exactly is UESPA -- the first words of which are the name of the nation to which it belongs, to wit, United Earth -- nonpatriotic?????
Presumably in the same sense that the "National" in "National Aeronautics and Space Administration" is unpatriotic....?
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