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  • noun Alternative spelling of ray gun.

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Examples

  • Every time some intensely stupid decision is made to investigate-interrogate-suspend some teacher because of a photo on their facebook profile, or a student because they drew a picture of a ray-gun, I am reminded of such noteworthy icons of fiction such as INGSOC from Orwell's "1984", or of more recent pop-culture vintagem Dolores Umbridge in Rowling's "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix."

    Zero Tolerance

  • Every time some intensely stupid decision is made to investigate-interrogate-suspend some teacher because of a photo on their facebook profile, or a student because they drew a picture of a ray-gun, I am reminded of such noteworthy icons of fiction such as INGSOC from Orwell's "1984", or of more recent pop-culture vintagem Dolores Umbridge in Rowling's "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix."

    Zero Tolerance

  • The only take away point I can find in Rocky Horror is that the best way to get your boss's job is with a ray-gun.

    Matt Cohen: Scary Business Plans

  • A young boy discovers an alien ray-gun and it comes close to ruining his life.

    The Hugo Novelette nominees

  • The only take away point I can find in Rocky Horror is that the best way to get your boss's job is with a ray-gun.

    Matt Cohen: Scary Business Plans

  • The only take away point I can find in Rocky Horror is that the best way to get your boss's job is with a ray-gun.

    Matt Cohen: Scary Business Plans

  • Jack treats the ray-gun with respect, training himself to be a hero, and along the way gets a girlfriend or two.

    REVIEW: The Year's Best Science Fiction #26 edited by Gardner Dozois

  • Soon Jack suspects that the ray-gun might be controlling some aspects of his life.

    REVIEW: The Year's Best Science Fiction #26 edited by Gardner Dozois

  • The only take away point I can find in Rocky Horror is that the best way to get your boss's job is with a ray-gun.

    Matt Cohen: Scary Business Plans

  • You don't have to be a literary genius to interpret the ray-gun as any juvenile obsession, potentially even sf itself as a fandom.

    The Hugo Novelette nominees

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