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> That is what a church key is? I still have one of those and had no
> is a church key...I always called it a bottle opener! :) Learn
> new everyday!
Well, there are two possible objections to "bottle opener": First, it's
inaccurate/incomplete for the two-function church key (cans and bottles)
that John described. Second, it's such a boring name compared to church
Here's a pretty convincing explanation of the origin of "church key,"
along with pictures of early and later examples: http://tinyurl.com/5do7w7
And here's a modern version that's so very cool that I'm tempted to
order it despite the ridiculous price: http://tinyurl.com/6cc9xh
Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
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