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Trade slang defined #166739
07/27/07 12:14 PM
07/27/07 12:14 PM
IanR  Offline OP
Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 328
Palm Bay FL USA
I found this site that tries to give definitions for the slang words used in the trade. ie Peckerhead, cowboy, fish bit, etc.
Good if you are a newbie or, enven if you are an old timer, just expanding your knowledg of the trade. I think that they try to comment on the origins of some words.

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Re: Trade slang defined [Re: IanR] #166740
07/27/07 01:31 PM
07/27/07 01:31 PM
Theelectrikid  Offline
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 810
Levittown, PA
Thanks Ian, now I can understand what you guys are saying. laugh

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