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>
From: Martin Ewing AA6E [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2007 8:31 AM
To: Towertalk List
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Wench vs Winch
> 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
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your local school system!
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