10-4 rubber duck was a famous trucker saying around the 80s. But were talking about taxi drivers (cabbies) and, their worldwide two-way radio communication system. The question is, do cabbies have their own communication language, YES or NO.?
In short, all the people using this two- way communication device should practice the 10-4 code of conduct, that includes cab drivers. It was designed to save many words and confusion to the person listening on the other end. A person is trying to decipher the mumbled words coming through the airwaves, and it’s easier to use the 10-4 code. Continue reading
You never know what you will find hiding in the bush. I wrote a few articles on abandoned and forgotten cars trucks and military equipment, I call them barn finds. I sometimes, like now. I will refer to this abandoned military Bren-Gun Carrier found, in the woods in Huntsville Ontario as a barn find. It was abandoned, just not in a barn, but abandoned no less… Same but different, Eh
Military Equipment Barn Find, Kinda.
So, as you’re watching another episode of the American Pickers or if you’re a Canadian and watching the Canadian Pickers version, it must cross your mind at least once, where do Do they actually find these things in barns? Now don’t go beating yourself up over this, because through all likely hood, you do not have staff making phone calls like those dreaded telemarketers or people that their sole purpose in life is to follow up on leads, rumors of anything that’s just been remotely sitting around for a long time. Who knows, if you listen to some of those rumors you hear, you might be lucky enough to even find an old Harley Davidson Motorcycle hidden in a barn someplace. RUMORS.
“DO BARN FINDS START WITH … RUMORS”
That’s where the term “Barn finds“ come from. (LINK TO WIKIPEDIA)
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The aircraft carrier “HMCS Bonaventure” from 1957 to 1970 and was the third and the last aircraft carrier to serve Canada. It was Initially laid down for England as “HMS Powerful “as part of the second batch of the Colossus class ships ordered during the Second World War. Construction on the vessel was suspended in May 1946 following the end of the Second World War, and the hull was laid up incomplete at a Belfast Northern Ireland shipyard.