Mark J. Reed wrote: > On 7/8/07, Jörg Rhiemeier <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >> >> Yes. I should not have said "jury-rig". > > Huh. That prompted some research on my part. I thought it was actually > "jerry rig". I originally thought it was "jury-rig", then saw "jerry-rig" > and figured I'd just misheard, but now it turns out that "jury-rig" is > correct after all. > > And Now I Know. > This gibes (not _jives_) with my usage :-) Jury-rig(ged), jerry-built. Almost synonymous.