History Funny / HonorHarrington

15th May '16 8:56:46 AM AFP
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-->'''Deborah''': What is it, Captain Oversteegen? And I ''would'' appreciate it if you'd stick to the proper formalities.\\
'''Oversteegen''': Get screwed, Deborah.

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-->'''Deborah''': What is it, Captain Oversteegen? And I ''would'' appreciate it if you'd stick to the [[TheyCallMeMrTibbs proper formalities.formalities]].\\
'''Oversteegen''': [[SophisticatedAsHell Get screwed, Deborah.
screwed]], [[FirstNameBasis Deborah]].
15th May '16 8:54:21 AM AFP
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- Then again, there is a sort of RunningGag in the series discussing the relative seniority of Grayson and Manticoran nobility, including the occasional argument in favor of a Grayson Steadholder being senior to the Queen of Manticore on the basis of them being heads of state ''and'' many Steadings (though not Harrington Steading) being older than Manticore itself. Honor's dual Manticore-Grayson status has on many occasions served as sand in the machinery of both military and social expectations.

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- *** Then again, there is a sort of RunningGag in the series discussing the relative seniority of Grayson and Manticoran nobility, including the occasional argument in favor of a Grayson Steadholder being senior to the Queen of Manticore on the basis of them being heads of state ''and'' many Steadings (though not Harrington Steading) being older than Manticore itself. Honor's dual Manticore-Grayson status has on many occasions served as sand in the machinery of both military and social expectations.
15th May '16 8:54:03 AM AFP
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- Then again, there is a sort of RunningGag in the series discussing the relative seniority of Grayson and Manticoran nobility, including the occasional argument in favor of a Grayson Steadholder being senior to the Queen of Manticore on the basis of them being heads of state ''and'' many Steadings (though not Harrington Steading) being older than Manticore itself. Honor's dual Manticore-Grayson status has on many occasions served as sand in the machinery of both military and social expectations.
19th Apr '16 1:03:48 PM USABobcat
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** And, since she'd decided to insult the Manties by parking her ships far enough out that it takes eighteen minutes for a message to get to Spindle and back, he returns the insult by [[TheSnackIsMoreInteresting resuming reading his book between exchanges.]]

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** And, since she'd decided to insult the Manties by parking her ships far enough out that it takes eighteen minutes for a message to get to Spindle and back, he returns the insult by [[TheSnackIsMoreInteresting resuming reading his book between exchanges.exchanges, while still being on camera.]]
19th Apr '16 12:33:11 PM USABobcat
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--->"I argued myself blue in the face, you know, but Benjamin says he can't overrule the military, the Office of Shipbuilding says it would confuse their records, Reverend Sullivan insists that the Chaplain's Corps blessed the ship under her original name and that it would offend the religious sensibilities of the Navy to change it now, and Matthews says it would offend the crews' belief that renaming a ship is bad luck. Every one of them is in on it, and they keep playing musical offices. Whenever I try to pin one of them down, he simply refers me—with exquisite courtesy, you understand—to one of the others. And I know they're all laughing in their beers over it!"
19th Apr '16 12:29:22 PM USABobcat
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* Andrew [=LaFollet=] trying to coax Jason the treekitten out from under shuttle seats. He's way too big to fit. Jason is enjoying the game, [=LaFollet=] is wordlessly daring ''anyone'' to say ''one word'', and Honor is stifling a highly-inappropriate giggle fit.

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* Andrew [=LaFollet=] trying to coax Jason the treekitten out from under shuttle seats. He's [=LaFollet=] is way too big to fit.fit beneath the seat, and can't quite reach Jason. Jason is enjoying the game, [=LaFollet=] is wordlessly daring ''anyone'' to say ''one word'', and Honor is stifling a highly-inappropriate giggle fit.
19th Apr '16 12:27:40 PM USABobcat
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* As it turns out, ''everybody'' ships Honor and Paul Tankersley. Including Honor's executive officer-slash-best friend. ''And'' the admiral for whom Honor is serving as flag captain!

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* As it turns out, ''everybody'' ships Honor and Paul Tankersley. Including Honor's executive officer-slash-best friend. ''And'' the admiral for whom Honor is serving as flag captain!
captain! Even an Admiral who dislikes Honor for her reputation winds up making sure that Paul is a passenger aboard Honor's ship for their voyage home.
29th Feb '16 11:04:20 AM ReaderAt2046
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* The phrasing Harold Tschu chooses when informing Honor that Samantha is pregnant.
-->'''Tschu:''' I'm afraid I'm going to have to put in for maternity leave.
10th Jan '16 5:36:22 PM phoenix
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* During a period of political unrest in Harrington Steading in which a number of demonstrations had led to fighting in the streets, Honor tries to get her apparently-blind chief armsmaster to call in an alert about a group of men armed with large clubs entering a park. [=LaFollet=], when he's done laughing, explains to his poor ignorant Manticoran boss that what she's seeing is a pickup baseball game. (On Manticore, the main team sport is TheBeautifulGame.) It only gets funnier when, after [=LaFollet=] explains bats are used on the ball (not the players), the first idea that springs to Honor's mind is a demented variation on golf.

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* During a period of political unrest in Harrington Steading in which a number of demonstrations had led to fighting in the streets, Honor tries to get her apparently-blind chief armsmaster to call in an alert about a group of men armed with large clubs entering a park. [=LaFollet=], when he's done laughing, explains to his poor ignorant Manticoran boss that what she's seeing is a pickup baseball game. (On Manticore, the main team sport is TheBeautifulGame.UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball.) It only gets funnier when, after [=LaFollet=] explains bats are used on the ball (not the players), the first idea that springs to Honor's mind is a demented variation on golf.
8th Jan '16 10:51:54 PM Shinziril
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** Upgraded to a double FacePalm when Houseman continues [[DiggingYourselfDeeper digging himself deeper]].



** The incredibly helpful description of the Sphinxian Chipmunk given by the narration is worth a mention: It has six legs (like most fauna from Sphinx), [[DisSimile and looks nothing like a Terran chipmunk.]] This sort of disconnect between something's name and its Terran analog would eventually turn into one of the franchise's {{Running Gag}}s.

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*** And his human ''nickname'' is Stinker, as in [[BugsBunny "Ain't I a stinker?"]] - pretty much a direct cultural translation.
** The incredibly helpful description of the he Sphinxian Chipmunk given by the narration is worth a mention: It has six legs (like most fauna from Sphinx), [[DisSimile and looks nothing like a Terran chipmunk.]] This sort of disconnect between something's name and its Terran analog would eventually turn into one of the franchise's {{Running Gag}}s.
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