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no bucks, no Buck Rogers

No money, no space travel. The phrase comes from The Right Stuff, a movie about the beginnings of US space exploration. "Bucks" is a slang term for money, while "Buck Rogers" was a space-traveling comic strip character in the early 20th century. Government funding for the space program has been down in light of recent disasters. It's a sad reality for us astronauts—no bucks, no Buck Rogers.
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roger that

Message received. The phrase originated in radio communications. A: "I'll meet you there at 6 o'clock." B: "Roger that."
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Roger (wilco).

Yes. (From aircraft radio communication. Wilco = "will comply.") John: Can you do this right now? Bob: Roger. Mary: I want you to take this over to the mayor's office. Bill: Roger wilco.


interj. okay; That is correct. Roger, I’ll do it.
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The 34-year-old dancer hoped to redress the balance in Hollywood, but in the movie he is billed fifth, after Rogers, who was better known to audiences.
Dalhausser and Rogers won for the sixth time this season, a number last reached by Adam Johnson and Karch Kiraly in 1998, but it was the first Manhattan Beach Open title for both players.
The question is, can Rogers help the company jockey into position before it gets crowded out by wannabes?
Effective immediately, Nadir Mohamed, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Wireless, will become President and Chief Operating Officer of the Communications division of Rogers, which includes both Rogers Wireless and Rogers Cable.
The monthly fee for its Rogers Hi-Speed Internet Extreme service is $44.
At times, Rogers fails to analyze Furman's actions and simply provides a description of the events that occurred.
At the time of this writing, the Jolly Rogers were deployed with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 aboard George Washington (CVN 73) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
At the age of 42, Gerry Rogers was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 1999.
I argue that cultural innovation by religious organizations has encouraged the formation and maintenance of ethnoracial enclaves, which in turn characterize the diversity of Rogers Parks.
But the Rogers report is quite clear about the fact that contemporary domestic densities are often just far too low for a European country with a very limited land mass (or, for that matter, any kind of country in a world threatened by ecological disaster).
According to Rogers, in 1641 Harvey had staged an examination of Viscount Montgomery's unusual heart condition so that the king himself could discover the 'insensitivity' of the heart organ, symbolically decentering his own agency in the body politic.
Although she's toured McDonald's restaurants nationwide, Rogers mainly wanders the 100-acre campus of the university, located in Oak Brook, Ill.
Striking, but not surprising: In the early thirties, Rogers was the nation's most influential popular political and cultural voice, reaching 40 million Americans with his columns and radio commentaries.
and Asia, today announced that it has been selected to provide "Intelligent Connection Manager" PC client software to Rogers Wireless, Canada's largest voice and data communications provider.
Dressed in full cowboy attire, Robert Basgali rode his trusty horse at a gallop past the audience at Will Rogers State Historic Park.