Statistics Saturday: Some Names Of Machines That Used To Be Personal Occupations


  • Computer
  • Typewriter
  • Calculator
  • Washer
  • Charger
  • Toaster
  • Mic [ previously “Mike” ]
  • Carousel
  • Fiddler
  • Grover
  • Bumper
  • Terrier
  • Fastener
  • Reuter
  • Rotor
  • Referrer
  • Rotolactor
  • Footballer
  • Compressor
  • Kangarobot

Reference: Star Fleet Technical Manual, Franz Joseph.

Some Parts Of The Horse Or The Carburetor


(Let’s try this again.)

  • The head.
  • The neck.
  • The mounting base.
  • The posterior whelk?
  • The idle speed adjusting crackscrew.
  • The mounting base. (If you forgot the first.)
  • The parts that’ll step on you.
  • The parts that’ll bite you.
  • The parts that flames come out of.
  • The idle mixture adjusting screw. (Now this seems like they’re just putting in screws for the fun of it. I must have something wrong.)