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02/13/2018

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Ignatz

But I have also had women give me unsolicited cooking advice, because they assumed they knew more about it than me, because they were women.

It's stereotyping, both sexes do it, and unnecessarily explaining things is hardly something only men do.

And, of course, when a woman has given me unasked-for and unnecessary advice, I figured they were just trying to be helpful, I didn't think it made them bad human beings.

Nelson Dewey

You probably know this already, given your connection with Canada, but it does represent a third (and better) type of screwdriver...

The Fisher Body company, which made the car bodies for the Ford Motor Company, was one of Robertson's first customers and used over 700 Robertson screws in its Model T car.
Henry Ford, after finding that the screw saved him about 2 hours of work for each car, attempted to get an exclusive licence for the use and manufacture of the Robertson screw in the US.
He was turned down by Robertson who felt it was not in his best interest and shortly after that, Ford found that Henry F. Phillips had invented another kind of socket screw and had no such reservations.
Although the Robertson screw is most popular in Canada, it is used extensively in boat building because it tends not to slip and damage material, it can be used with one hand, and it is much easier to remove/replace after weathering.

Ronnie

I remember the Roddy Doyle being almost unbearable to read...

Hank G.

I love that Elon Musk tweet, but it seems to be fake. This is the only response of his to Trump that I could find:

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/961079361234497537

It seems unlikely that he would antagonize a person with so much power, no matter what his personal feelings.

Even Sen. Bob Corker is apparently warming back up to Trump, and reportedly considering rescinding his retirement from the Senate and running for reelection. I guess they found common ground on massive tax cuts for real estate moguls.

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