[ slot-er ]
/ ˈslɒt ər /
a person or thing that slots.
a machine tool for shaping vertical surfaces with a cutting tool held in a vertically reciprocating ram.
The Mystery Behind April’s NameMark Twain once wrote: “This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.” Twain’s referring to the first day of April or, as it’s often known, April Fools’ Day. While the first day of the fourth month of the year is sure to bring plenty of shenanigans (will you be the perpetrator or the …
D’oh! Words We BlurtEver trip over a sidewalk curb? Fall down a step? Bump into someone on the street? Push a door the wrong way? What’s your first verbal instinct in these moments of surprise? Is it to blurt out some onomatopoetic non-word (QZ.com refers to them quite accurately as “interjections, exclamations, non-lexical conversational sounds”). Well, whatever they are called, we know a few gut-reaction examples (that have …
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For lathe, planer, shaper and slotter tools, this color should be a light straw.Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting|Harold P. Manly