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Re: [TowerTalk] Wench vs Winch

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Wench vs Winch
From: Roger NØVR <>
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2007 11:08:47 -0700
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Reminds me of a friend looking at ads for a used Jeep. One of them came with
a wench. Since he was single at the time, we tried to convince him that was
a good deal. <grin>

-----Original Message-----
From: Martin Ewing AA6E [] 
Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2007 8:31 AM
To: Towertalk List
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Wench vs Winch wrote:
> Wench    (definition)   1. A young woman: derogatory term.  2. A servant.
> Winch    (definition)    1. A crank with a handle used to transmit motion
2. A machine, for hoisting or pulling,with a cylinder on which a chain or
rope tied to a load is wound.
> These definitions from The Pocket Webster School & Office Dictionary I
keep in the shack.
> Arne N7KA
Towertalk: Your one-stop source for grammar, vocabulary, and antenna info.

I try not to comment when I see language errors in ham radio 
discussions, as long as the meaning is clear.  Use the energy to support 
your local school system!

Happy new year to all

Martin AA6E


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