It should be a "Head-Up Display" not a "Heads-Up Display". Unless our readers have more then one head to get up? She 15:24, 25 September 2010 (UTC)
- In the case that you aren't joking, the term "heads-up" first appeared in the Washington Post in
- November, 1914 as a baseball and football term used to warn and make alert fellow teammates of an incoming
- fly ball or pass of the ball. A plethora of other potentially more dangerous professions, such as
- construction, mining, and those with a militaristic focus, began adopting it as a method of advanced
- warning of impending danger.
- Once the abilities of technology advanced to a certain point, visually-focused automated systems designed
- to warn and inform the otherwise unaware user of predetermined danger and threat adopted the phrase as its
- So when someone says "heads up" to an individual, they aren't implying that he or she is Cerberus, but
- that he or she should exercise caution and/or take heed with ample deftness to counter either an assumed or
- described situational threat immediately or in the near future.
- In the case that you are joking, then I can see where you are coming from. lol
- Further reading:
- Yokouno 02:28, 16 November 2010 (UTC)
Is there a multi-lunguage translatability project going on? All the links on the main page to me bring me to /wiki/en/catagory:etc which have no text on them. Jerynh 12:45, 7 September 2011 (CDT)
- EDIT* Okay...now they work... Jerynh 12:46, 7 September 2011 (CDT)