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Old May 7 2010, 07:53 AM   #37
Olive, the Other Reindeer
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Re: Was Uhura a linguist?

T'Girl wrote: View Post
I believe in addition to being a communications systems expert, she was also a mid rank general bridge officer. She was on the landing party during “Mirror Mirror.”
But that was because she looked so unbelievably friggin' hot in that skimpy midriff-baring uniform!
Jonas Grumby wrote: View Post
Landing parties (not “away teams,” BTW) are comprised at the Captain's discretion. Kirk tends to prefer his most trusted officers (which includes Uhura) for the most part.
Yes, I have a bit of a bug up my ass about TOS landing parties being referred to as “away teams,” a phrase first used in TNG. “Landing party” is a nice, traditional naval term. “Away team” sounds like high school football.
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