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Old January 14 2009, 10:56 PM   #2542
Definitely Herbert. Maybe.
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I don't think so...I'm not familiar with either the movie or the Steinbeck novel but a search of "tenuous shoes" on Google brought up 3 hits and one was actually a misspellt "tennis".
I haven't seen the movie, but I very much like the novel. "Old Tennis Shoes" was what the "boys" in the story called Old Tennessee, a brand of whiskey they favored when they could scratch together enough coin to afford it.

"Old Tenuous Shoes" sounds like it could be something in a bottle (tequila, including worm*?) featuring in a yet-to-be designed bit of starship Photoshoppery. ┐Tenue Zapatos Viejos?

The motto of the Corbettite Order seems to be Ite Animose... a Latin phrase that can be translated as "go courageously." Alternatively, it can be rendered as "boldly go," which bears a striking resemblance to a phrase heard during the opening credits of a certain popular television series.
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