You don't wanna go in the desert.
October 2, 2012 8:34 AM Subscribe
Does this figure of speech from Spartan have a real-life antecedent/basis in military or law enforcement vernacular?
posted by j_curiouser to society & culture (6 answers total)
In the Mamet film Spartan
(2004), Val Kilmer's character tries to get his colleague to shut up and listen hard: "You need to set your motherfucker to 'receive'."
Is this a Real Thing™?