Mike Frerichs wrote:
> I've often heard wire cutters referred to as dykes (dikes?). I'm not even
> going to hazard a guess as to how that name came about.
Short for 'diagonals'.
Ford Wrench = BFH
BFH = Big Forceful Hammer
C*nt hair = unit of measurement denoting small distance
Red c*nt hair or RCH = unit of measurement denoting very small distance
Gas axe = cutting torch
Cherry picker = crane-type engine hoist
I'm sure a few more will turn up...
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