Gear Terms You Didn't Know About - May/June 1996
The article "Gear Terms You Didn't Know About" appeared in the May/June 1996 issue of Gear Technology.
The word gear, in various forms, has been in use since around A.D. 1200, according to the Oxford English Dictionary. Last issue we brought you Shakespearean gears. Now we'd like to show you some of the uses Americans have given our favorite word (from the Random House Dictionary of American Slang).
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