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Old March 4 2013, 05:04 PM   #13
J.T.B.
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Re: "Ion" sounds technical

Metryq wrote: View Post
In the STAR WARS movies (at least the original trilogy) no one calls the Imperial fighters "twin ion engine" fighters. They say "T.I.E. fighters," which lets them off the hook.
True. OTOH they had "turbo-lasers," a hybrid of two things that sounded pretty high-tech in the '70s, not so much today.
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