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THE DARK MASTER
A synonym for Satan.
Example: "You have to click on the plant-pot to exit. Clearly THE MALIGNANT CRAFT OF THE DARK MASTER."
Note: Also THE DARK ONE, THE SINISTER SUB-TENANT OF SULPHUR, THAT VILE SNAKE OF THE NETHERWORLD, DENNIS THE DARK DENIZEN etc etc.
DISSEMINATE ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
Foreshadowing important facts.
Example: "Enough description. Let's DISSEMINATE ESSENTIAL INFORMATION."
Secret origin: Coined by J Nash.
Note: ESSENTIAL INFORMATION HAS BEEN DISSEMINATED can be appended if foreshadowing is inappropriate.
Don't buy an Amiga game until you've read this
The topmost coverline of each issue of AMIGA POWER and, indeed, part of its philosophy.
Example: "DON'T BUY AN AMIGA GAME UNTIL YOU'VE READ THIS"
Secret origin: Coined by Matt Bielby and Greg The Publisher.
First used: AP Zero.
Drop your science on those assembled
(Of writers.) An imperative to instruct one's readers.
Example: "Hey Dr J - drop your science on those assembled!"
Secret origin: Coined by Dave Green.
First used: AP26.
Note: Also "Drop your knowledge on those assembled."