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RE: Silly part name

Subject: RE: Silly part name
From: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 95 09:14:14 PDT
> For the benefit of people (like me) who don't always know what these parts
> are for, perhaps we should mandate that any nomination include a physical
> description of the part, as well as a description of its function.
> What do you think?
> ----------
> >> I think we should have a "Oddly Named Part of the Month" to keep the up the
> >> humor end of this list.
> >> 
> >> I'd like to nominate Zerk Fitting, please.
> > 
> >How about Zdus (not a typo) bolts?  And "wrist pin" I can understand, 
> >but "gudgeon?"
> Personally, I'ved always had a weakness for "distance piece."
> Will Zehring
> p.s.  are you sure it isn't spelled d-z-u-s?
Okay, it _was_ a typo (or lapse in memory), but what the heck is a "distance
Denidze Thorpe

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