Not to mention the connotations to be associated with
the aura of the company. We're the tough guys.
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From: "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 2:31 AM
Subject: OT - Blackwater name origin
> robert meyer wrote:
> > Yeah, yeah, yeah, "contract on the contractors" - everybody gets it.
> > what I don't get is any humor with the word "Blackwater" in and of
> > I don't even know why they called their company "Blackwater" in the
> > place. It just makes me think of that 70s song by the Doobie Brothers
> > (can't remember the title) that has in the chorus: "Oh blackwater, oh
> > blackwater, Mississippi mud gonna [...something?...]."
> The original training ground was in a swamp with dark water.
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