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#151936 - 06/09/03 05:08 PM Handy Electrical Dictionary - 1910  
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I came across this small book entitled "Handy Electrical Dictionary". It measures about 2 x 5 inches (pocket-size) and was published in 1910:

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Here's a page from it showing 'Neutral' definitions:

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Bill


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#151937 - 06/13/03 01:03 AM Re: Handy Electrical Dictionary - 1910  
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Neutral Gear: The one that makes you stop to wonder why you're not moving anywhere, even though you're putting the pedal to the metal.


#151938 - 09/19/04 08:56 PM Re: Handy Electrical Dictionary - 1910  
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LOL Thinkgood! My mother still drives a stick shift, even though she's broken her left "clutch" foot twice...


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#151939 - 09/23/04 03:54 PM Re: Handy Electrical Dictionary - 1910  
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Here in Austria you have to learn driving on a stick shift, otherwise you'll have marked in your license you aren't allowed to drive a stick shift. And they are far more common here than they are in the US.


#151940 - 10/21/04 07:02 PM Re: Handy Electrical Dictionary - 1910  
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And here folks think that the "pocket ref" and "Ugly's electrical" guides are new...



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