Site ColumnsBy Lisa
November 8, 2002 - 2:40 AM
Being a Brit, there's one site I'd recommend to you all. And that's the Words That Could Be Confusing & Embarrassing In The UK & US site.
Who ever would have guessed that innocent school time chatter like 'Can you pass me a rubber please?' would have sexual connotations?
I heard another great experience of a Brit in the US the other day. My friend walked into a shop in America and asked for a pack of drawing pens. The assistant handed him a box of thumb tacks.
Trek BBS Today
Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:
-Would you like to live in Star Trek's future?
-Did you feel insulted by Shatner's 'Get a Life!' speech?
-Submit your own tagline for Nemesis.
More topics can be found at the Trek BBS
Today's Television Listings
- TNN will be showing TNG's 'Galaxy's Child' at 2:00pm Eastern Time, TNG's 'Night Terrors' at 8:00pm and TNG's 'The Naked Now' at 11:00pm.
- The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series's 'Let That Be Your Last Battlefield' at 6:00pm Eastern Time.
- In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'The Gamesters of Triskelion' at 10:00am Eastern Time, the Original Series's 'Who Mourns For Adonais?' at 2:00pm, TNG's 'Darmok' at 3:00pm, DS9's 'Jem'Hadar' at 4:00pm, and Voyager's 'Real Life' at 5:00pm.
- In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing DS9's 'Prophet Motive' at 06:00 GMT, E4 will be showing the Original Series's 'Requiem for Methuselah' at 14:00, and Sky One will be showing TNG's 'The Nth Degree' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!
Tomorrow's Television Listings
- TNN will be showing the Next Generation episodes 'Night Terrors' at 2:00 p.m Eastern time, with 'Identity Crisis' at 8:00 p.m, 'The Next Phase' at 9:00 p.m, 'Pre-emptive Strike' at 10:00 p.m and 'Code of Honor' at 11:00 p.m.
- In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series episode 'The Changeling' at 10:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m, with TNG's 'Ensign Ro' at 3:00 p.m, DS9's 'The Search Part I' at 4:00 p.m and Voyager's 'Distant Origin' at 5:00 p.m.
- In the United Kingdom, E4 will show the Original Series episode 'The Way to Eden' at 14:00 GMT. Sky One will show TNG's 'Qpid' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!