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  Reply # 2052027 9-Jul-2018 14:05
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muppet:

 

That's an icecream scoop for ants.

 

 

Who scoops ants?





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  Reply # 2052074 9-Jul-2018 15:15
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Possibly tools for tightening/loosening nuts that are flush, such are around the external antenna socket? It's hard to say without a photo of the business end:

 

Example Picture of nuts

 

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  Reply # 2052077 9-Jul-2018 15:21
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wigwam for a goose's bridle



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  Reply # 2052080 9-Jul-2018 15:24
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tripper1000:

 

Possibly tools for tightening/loosening nuts that are flush, such are around the external antenna socket? It's hard to say without a photo of the business end:

 

 

One would work on those - it has two small equidistant prongs.  You can see them in the closer photo at the narrow end of the tool.

 

The other one has little holes instead of prongs.





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  Reply # 2052090 9-Jul-2018 15:51
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MadEngineer: wigwam for a goose's bridle


Ha - how many are old enough to remember that? - (me).



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  Reply # 2052094 9-Jul-2018 15:55
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MadEngineer: wigwam for a goose's bridle


Ha - how many are old enough to remember that? - (me).

 

Me too.





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  Reply # 2052134 9-Jul-2018 17:23
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_wigwam_for_a_goose%27s_bridle

 

 

 

I think this saying has probably largely died out now. My mum used to say it - in the same context as reported in the above article - when I was a kid back in the 1950’s and I think that was when I last heard it.


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  Reply # 2052580 10-Jul-2018 12:22
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Used to drive me up the wall when my dad gave me that as an answer when asking him of things in the shed.



Probably why I like to use it now :p *horned-emoji*

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