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Ever watch a commercial and wonder what their slogan means? Ever hear an old proverb or phrase and wonder where in the heck that came from? Well, never fear confused peoples, II stix is here to save the day!

Using advanced linguisa techniques and dialect breakdowns, the II stix super computers can dissect and interpret any phrase it hears. Check down below to find translations of some everyday sayings... you might be surprised!

And if there's something you hear everyday that's got you perplexed, represent your mind by submitting it to II stix. Our super computers are on the job 4 hours a day, 3 days a week! Hey, we didn't say they were perfect!

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Original Phrase
"Country First."
-McCain-Palin 2008-
Submitted by Tenjay

Real Meaning
Country over party. Let's all put the United States first and our political party second.

II stix Meaning
Don't vote for us.

Original Phrase
"Army Strong"
-US Army-
Submitted by Tenjay

Real Meaning
Army strong is a unique brand of strength. The strength that lies within each and every Soldier. It is harder to see, but it is this strength that makes the U.S. Army the preeminent land power on earth.

II stix Meaning
Army Strong. Army dumb. Army smash!

Original Phrase
"Fly the friendly skies."
-United Airlines-
Submitted by Tenjay

Real Meaning
Come experience superior service of our friendly staff next time you fly.

II stix Meaning
Come join thousands of other mile high club members.

Original Phrase
It is "common knowledge and has been reported in the media that al-Qaeda is going back into Iran and receiving training and are coming back into Iraq from Iran, that's well known. And it's unfortunate."
-John McCain, confusing who is Shia and Sunni-
Submitted by Michael Cho

Real Meaning
I can't tell the difference between Shiite from a Sunni nor do I care. They are all brown skinned terrorists and we should kill them all.

II stix Meaning
The insurgents now endlessly referred to as "Al-Qaeda in Iraq" are composed of mostly Sunni militants pitched in violent battle against Shi'ites and, by proxy, U.S. forces. In other words, I'm senile and have no idea what I'm talking about. Please vote for McCain in 2008.

Original Phrase
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-Chicago Cubs t-shirt for Fukudome featuring an Orientalized (slanty eyed) Chicago Cub-
Submitted by Michael Cho

Real Meaning
We are so cleaver! We combined catchphrase "Holy cow!" of Cubs' longtime announcer Caray with Japanese outfielder Kosuke Fukudome and came up with this racist hilarious "Horry Kow" image for a shirt. "Horry Kow!" get it? Har har.

II stix Meaning
Classy Cubs fans sure know how to welcome their new "Oriental" outfielder Kosuke Fukudome. Next up, Kosuke Fukudome yellow face/slant eye day.

Original Phrase
"I certainly do remember that trip to Bosnia, I remember landing under sniper fire. There was supposed to be some kind of a greeting ceremony at the airport, but instead we just ran with our heads down to get into the vehicles to get to our base."
-Hillary Clinton-
Submitted by Michael Cho

Real Meaning
"From what I remember, the military took great care of us. They were worried about taking a first lady to a war zone and took some extra precautions."

II stix Meaning
Hillary is a brave & fearless woman. We are lucky to have this lier leader running for President.

Original Phrase
Pie-ting!
-Korean sports fans-
Submitted by Michael Cho

Real Meaning
Do not give up! Keep on "fighting"!

II stix Meaning
We speak good engrish!

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