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RE: Tool names.

To: "Shop talk" <>
Subject: RE: Tool names.
From: "Randall" <>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2005 08:37:25 -0700
> I loved it when they open the trunk of the Mercedes to find the body and
> the bloody murder weapon.  They pull out the weapon, a crow bar, and
> call it a "Tire Iron".  If you put a crow bar in a trunk, does it
> magically become a tire iron?

>From the point of view of a big city cop, it probably does.  Those guys just
barely know the law (ie their job), so I wouldn't expect them to be experts on
the nuances of tire repair.

Besides, I have a tire iron that started life as a crowbar ... mostly I use the
crow foot to pry off my hubcaps, but I have used the other end to help remove a
tire from the wheel.


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