Here's an an article you'll probably agree with. After you read it you
can substitute your favorite "tools that have gone bad..."
Lutz's article goes a long way in explaining why the trend in quality
merchandise and services seems to be heading south. Another good
example is plane travel. The airlines treat their passengers like they
are a bother instead of like they are customers. However there is
always a way for the well healed traveler to make his journey more
comfortable. There is the first class cabin, and the airlines private
club room at the airport. For the really well healed, perhaps even
including Lutz, there is the Lear jet.
Like Bogart said in the African Queen, " You pays your money and you
takes your choice." There is Harbor Freight and there's Festool.
There is no free lunch and as consumers of wood working tools and
supplies we can buy at either end of the value spectrum.
I'm pretty sure you didn't mean "entomology" (insectually speaking) so
you must have misspelled "etymology", or word origin.
Don't you just hate it when you correct someone and get it wrong?
Fleas can be taught nearly anything that a Congressman can.
-- Mark Twain
I didn't correct anyone's spelling. I just went along with the
misspelling with a joke and my suggestion about the meaning of
But, yes, I made a mistake in my spelling of etymology. Thanks for
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