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A Good Screw

  • Posted July 11, 2012 by Larry Sample Viewed 6784 times

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I have an old memory that is one of the few that hasn't faded with time. When I was about 12 years old, I had a friend who used to wear a t-shirt from the local hardware store. Back when we had hardware stores, but that is another story. On the front of that shirt was the name of the hardware store. On the back it said, “For a good screw call!” With the picture of a screw underneath.
The things a little boy never forgets!

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    • # Christa

      Now, with these shots I hope the screw is not haunting anymore your memories... lol

      2012.07.17 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Carrie

      As a kid I knew someone who had a copper screw that they called "a tanned screw"..

      2012.07.11 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Stormfish

      ok... what you're NOt telling us here is that you DID call and then got utterly disappointed because you didn't get a good screw, just a whopping by your mother! ;-)

      2012.07.11 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Ann Garratty

      Great fun! I have similar memories about a T shirt my dad's company, who dealt with cranes and mining shovels, had printed when they launched South Africa's tallest crane... it was a picture of the crane on the front and the words 'big errection' on the back, I didn't get it at the time, but everybody laughed, so it had to be funny!

      2012.07.11 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Jay

      Hmmm, pretty rusty at it, I would say. (woops). I know what you mean by those stories. I have some weird ones as well - like tattoos on the brain. Good close-ups, though.

      2012.07.10 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Stuey

      AWESOME Shirt. lmao, I still remember hardware stores and there are only a couple still around unfortunately. Great post!!!

      2012.07.10 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Sara G

      :-)) I see why that was imprinted on your brain...this one is rusty..:-) Really great shots.

      2012.07.10 Edited Reply Cancel