n.— «Our advantage was that we owned the air. And our chief weapon was the F-4, a fighter jet that could fly at twice the speed of sound and carry more ordnance than the largest World War II bomber. The boys on the ground referred to it reverently as a “faster-mover.” It saved many a grunt’s ass with low-level bombing when they were under fire from some mean NVA who could shoot and scoot with the best of them.» —“Vietnam to Iraq” by Michael D. Roberts Cleveland Scene (Ohio) Aug. 8, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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