American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Borg, Bjorn Born 1956. Swedish tennis player who won five consecutive Wimbledon championships (1976-1980).
- From the Star Trek franchise; apparently a clipping of cyborg, from cybernetic + organism. (Wiktionary)
“Three BORG DRONES are methodically making repairs—they look injured and one of the Borg is missing an arm.”
“From: KELLEY PENNY To: KENNETH PRUETT Subj: BORG BUSTING KP What do you think would happen if there was a war KP between the Daleks, Cybermen, and the Borg?”
“Just saying the word Borg elicits a predictable defensive response in most people.”
“The only reason the Enterprise crew has any chance to stop the Borg is because the Borg come all the way to Earth before going back in time — why in the world did they do that?”
“Second, he's asking us to prove a negative: we also didn't get attacked by the Romulans or the Borg; is Mr. Cheney going to take credit for that, too?”
“The whole point of the Borg is that they were supposed to be a perfect, complete collective consciousness wherein every individual was nothing more than a cell in a much larger “single entity”.”
“Marcus Borg is a warm and fuzzy hippie who re-imagines Jesus as a warm and fuzzy American hippie so Marcus Borg can be comfortable with him.”
“WIMBLEDON, England Bjorn Borg is holding to his pre-tournament pick and expects Roger Federer to equal the Swedish legend's Open-era record of five consecutive Wimbledon titles.”
“It's not like the Borg is not paying for other web site bashing the iPod where they specifically hide the fact that they're behind them ...”
“Now that would be a logical, nay human final solution to the Ewok problem, there is nothing that I recall in Borg lore where they used eco-cide as a technique in assimilation.”
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