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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.