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Sarah Stegall retorted:
> "Being a roustabout does have one great psychological advantage over
> office work. Out in the oil field, when things reach the
> point where you
> believe that a piece of equipment or a coworker needs to be belabored
> with a 2 by 4, other people understand that."
> Ah, yes. Percussive maintenance. A fine old tradition.
And when it's personnel, rather than equipment on the receiving end, it's called "Givin' 'em a tune-up".
Still a fine old tradition.
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