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Ptah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-12-09 12:48 PM
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8. I'm guessing it is either engineer jargon or accountant speak.
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  -Just how DO they get whole kernel corn off of the cob for canning & freezing? HopeHoops  Jul-12-09 10:16 AM   #0 
  - Chopsticks  Ptah   Jul-12-09 10:21 AM   #1 
  - They tell a corny joke  Deja Q   Jul-12-09 10:35 AM   #2 
  - I found a video. You aroused my curiosity.  Ptah   Jul-12-09 10:40 AM   #3 
  - Super cool!  HopeHoops   Jul-12-09 10:49 AM   #4 
  - But wait - there's more --->Pedal-Powered Corn Degrainer  Ptah   Jul-12-09 11:17 AM   #5 
  - nice video... though "the product" sounds generic. Why can't they call it "corn"?  Deja Q   Jul-12-09 11:33 AM   #7 
     - I'm guessing it is either engineer jargon or accountant speak.  Ptah   Jul-12-09 12:48 PM   #8 
        - Ah, accountant speak... aka 'newspeak'.  Deja Q   Jul-12-09 05:18 PM   #17 
  - I saw a gadget in a Williams-Sonoma catalog the other day  cwydro   Jul-12-09 11:22 AM   #6 
  - I have one of these  Kali   Jul-12-09 01:46 PM   #9 
  - That's what Alton Brown calls a "uni-tasker."  TheManInTheMac   Jul-12-09 01:58 PM   #10 
  - it's what I call a POS  Kali   Jul-12-09 03:31 PM   #14 
     - Yes, well, I didn't want to be too insulting :-)  TheManInTheMac   Jul-12-09 05:17 PM   #16 
  - I just bought one exactly like it - broke on the first ear.  HopeHoops   Jul-12-09 02:45 PM   #12 
  - "As seen on TV" too, but if they are poorly made, they won't last, prompting a repurchase  Deja Q   Jul-12-09 05:19 PM   #19 
  - So does Lorena Bobbitt...  Deja Q   Jul-12-09 05:19 PM   #18 
  - I worked three years for Green Giant  MrsMatt   Jul-12-09 02:05 PM   #11 
  - Holy Cow! This is what I love about DU. There's almost always someone here with the life experience  Gormy Cuss   Jul-12-09 02:50 PM   #13 
     - +1  Ptah   Jul-12-09 03:33 PM   #15 
  - The "OXO Corn Stripper" looks pretty cool.  deucemagnet   Jul-12-09 05:34 PM   #20 
  - Recommended,  Strong Atheist   Jul-12-09 11:15 PM   #21 
 

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