n.— «The tagline for Sam Mendes’ war movie ”Jarhead” is ”Welcome to the Suck.” ”The Suck” in this case is happily not the movie. Like the film’s title, which is slang for a Marine grunt, ”the Suck” is Marine slang for Operation Desert Storm, also known as Gulf War I.» —“Gripping ‘Jarhead’ wins battle, if not the war” by James Verniere Boston Herald (Mass.) Nov. 4, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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