[LMB] Call for Birthday Tixies 2018

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Thu Dec 28 22:22:32 GMT 2017

fOn Thu, 28 Dec 2017 11:30:53 -0500, Walter Bushell <proto at panix.com>

>It took me sometime to remember that “Shiv” is the name of an improvised blade in the American prison system.

Not uniquely US nor uniquely prison-related.  General criminal use, and
common enough to be widely known- and indeed used colloquially about any
knife, and also used as a verb.  See also "shank".
Debt is the slavery of the free.  - Publilius Syrus

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