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  •  I am something of a banjo fanatic, but have (2+ / 0-)
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    never heard the term.  I shall look it up.  Do you have one?  Play one? Make them? Or kill flies with one?

    "We refuse to fight in a war started by men who refused to fight in a war." -freewayblogger

    by Bisbonian on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 11:18:04 AM PDT

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    •  Aha... Between the numerous Tom Waits refs (4+ / 0-)

      and a few obviously wrong suggestions, it appears that it is a cigar box banjo, which does look a lot like a flyswatter.  Very fine.  I have not built one of those, but when I get around to it, I hope to remeber the term.

      "We refuse to fight in a war started by men who refused to fight in a war." -freewayblogger

      by Bisbonian on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 11:26:10 AM PDT

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