How They Came Up With ‘Odyssey Dawn’

MEDITERANEAN SEA - MARCH 19: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout launches a Tomahawk missile in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn.This was one of approximately 110 cruise missiles fired from U.S. and British ships and submarines targetting about 20 radar and anti-aircraft sites along Libya's Mediterranean coast. (Photo by Jeramy Spivey/U.S. Navy via Getty Images) Photo: U.S. Navy/2011 U.S. Navy

If you thought military planners chose the name for the intervention in Libya by throwing two darts at a cork board covered in random words, you were wrong, but not that wrong. [MSNBC]