Posted by Baceseras on June 18, 2009 in ~ 19:55In answer to: following Seas posted by Smokey Stover on June 18, 2009 at 01:25:: : : : : : : : "...Following Seas" discussion. The fuller quote is: "Fair winds and also following seas and long may your big jib draw". It"s a marine benediction recently brought out right into the current daylight by a TV series, NCSI, in i m sorry the actor, mark Harmon, uses this proper valediction to one more naval officer. This is more than likely the dead end of the search. The quote"s origin has actually likely snapped turn off in history.: : : : : : :: : : : : : : ..: : : : : : : Lest anylone find the typo, NCSI, confusing, the name of the collection is "NCIS" (Naval Criminal Investigative Service). "Fair wind and following seas" is just one of several mottos or slogans injected through producer/writer Donald Belisario to . . . What? to remind us that the NCIS is a navy outfit? come curry favaor v SecNav? The series if complete of authentic organization abbreviations and also other insiders" lingo. The Marines, as part of the Navy, get all their very own slogans and also lingo together well. Us hear Semper Fi (perhaps pertained to Semper Fidelis, i m sorry you never ever hear uttered), as well as plenty of Oo-rahs.: : : : : : : The ostentatious chauvinism towards the U.S. Equipped Forces, specifically the Navy, which was also evident in Belisario"s "JAG," pays turn off big, as the Navy shows up to put its ships come a remarkable level in the organization of the show. But Belisario comes by his worshipful attitude honestly, as he is a navy veteran himself. He has had to offer up writing for the show since of a kind of actors mutiny. They were not obtaining their script on time.: : : : : : : It will not have escaped your fist that the name Belisario is the Italian variation of Belisarius, the greatest basic the oriental Empire ever had, who served Emperor Justinian ns ably throughout the sixth century.: : : : : : : SS, TMI?: : : : : : : : : : : ours British friends should wonder about all the todo end a couple of American television shows specialized to the naval variation of cops-and-robbers. I have watched many of the episodes of JAG, including those special the busty Catherine Bell, the Persian-American ancestry. (She speaks part Farsi in one or two episodes.) I also saw the opened of the series when it to be on NBC, first with Andrea Parker (who quickly left to star in The Pretenders), then through Tracey Needham play Meg Austin. My take was that the story-line was far better when the collection was top top NBC, and also the elegant, rather willowy Tracey Needham (as Meg Austin) to the right the story"s demands perfectly. She was much from a wimp, neither was she a hotsy-totsy, however she was strong and classy. Once the production moved to one more network, and also Catherine Bell replaced Tracey Needham, Bell ended up being the story, and the rigid therefore changed drastically.: : : : : "CSI" and its offspring, even while sharing the law-forensics-adventure axis with Bellisario"s job-related (under the rubric Belisarius Productions), is an ext typical of Jerry Bruckheimer"s form of show, in which plenty of episodes end in disastrous irony, frequently provoking tears in those through tears come spare. I"ll gladly put up CSI"s Marg Helgenberger (Catherine Willows) versus Catherine Bell. Helgenberger, more beautiful than ever in her late 40s, is what keeps CSI alive. Hide her, as they it seems to be ~ to be doing lately, and the show will die.: : : : : SS, definitely TMI.: : : : : : : because we have left the initial question so far behind, I assumed it proper to descend into chatspeak. TMI = Too lot Information.: : : try ROFLMAO. Today"s young (and not so young) ladies room truly shameless.

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