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patrickw

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While reading Izabels bleacher thread, it struck me how we can have different perceptions of what a word or description means. In my own case my great grandfather was described as a sleigh maker or slay maker. I though it meant that he made sledges for kids to play in the snow.!!!
I found out that it is in fact a skilled craft, making the under carrages of early horse drawn trams.
I bet others have come across similar, might make an interesting and ammusing thread.
 

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