Thursday January 26, 2017
Book 17: A Little Immortality — Part I

Note: the phrase "disinclined to acquiesce," meaning "no," debuted in pop culture in the early 21st century. The phrase acquired additional meaning, "no, but I think a second opinion is in order," when it was reintroduced to the colloquial consciousness in the 29th-century stage musical Admiral Barbossa and the Galactic Kraken: an Operatic Revue


NARRATOR: Meanwhile, back in Jumpstar Prime...

TAGON: Lieutenant? What does "D.T.A." mean?

CHELLE: "Disinclined to Acquiesce."

TAGON: And what does that mean?

CHELLE: Well, right now it means I forgot how long you'd been out of the command loop.