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Subject:RE: old school From:Melissa Nelson <melmis36 -at- hotmail -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 23 May 2008 15:34:59 -0400
I grew up in Salt Lake City and the only churches I went to growing up were Mormon churches and anything that might ever concievably have anything to do with beer...in a bottle or in a can....would definitely not be called a "church key". :)
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> Subject: RE: old school> Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 13:01:20 -0600> From: richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com> To: melmis36 -at- hotmail -dot- com; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> > Melissa Nelson wrote:> > > That is what a church key is? I still have one of those and had no> idea it> > is a church key...I always called it a bottle opener! :) Learn> something> > 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> key! :-) > > 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> > > Richard G. Combs> Senior Technical Writer> Polycom, Inc.> richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom> 303-223-5111> ------> rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom> 303-777-0436> ------> > > > > >
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