Re: Pigs in Mich.
Subject: Re: Pigs in Mich.
From: richard.quick-at-slug-dot-org (Richard Quick)
Date: Sat, 3 Feb 1996 00:48:00 GMT
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Quoting Kevin Conkey <DELCOKEVIN-at-aol-dot-com>:
> Could someone tell me what "PIG" stands for.
I doesn't "stand" for anything. It is slang for "power
It stems from the guys at the electrical salvage yards. Old
pole transformers, frequently coated with dirty transformer
oil and lacking comfortable handles, are notoriously difficult
to get a good grip on. They are compared to wrestling a "greased
pig" of county fair fame.
... If all else fails... Throw another megavolt across it!
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