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On 7/8/07, Roger Mills <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> This gibes (not _jives_) with my usage :-)
> Jury-rig(ged), jerry-built. Almost synonymous.


I think "jerry-built" just means "badly made", without "jury-rigged"'s
connotatioins of "slapdash", "thrown-together".  Heck, something can be
jury-rigged and still function very well - just don't expect it to last.

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Mark J. Reed <[log in to unmask]>