I don’t expect people who are not Star Wars fans to get this – but when the sales assistant at the chip shop shouts out ‘Order 66!’ then it’s time for Jedi everywhere to be worried… 😉
For the benefit of the uninitiated, Order 66 was the order given by Emperor Palpatine in the movie ‘Star Wars Episode III – Revenge of the Sith‘. The order meant that the Emperor’s soldiers were to wipe out the Jedi – the warrior/monk class that had been the guardians of peace and justice in the Galaxy for thousands of years.
Here’s the moment when Palpatine issues the order:
So there it is.
You can imagine, then, how it makes a Star Wars diehard like me feel when someone calls out ‘Order 66!’
Life is full of laughs. Take ’em when you can 🙂