I've got splinters in my boots, splinters in my socks, splinters embedded
into my jeans, splinters in my flanel shirt, splinters in my undershirt,
splinters in my watch band, splinters in my beard, splinters in my hair,
and yes, splinters in my skin...
I'm sure I can't be the only turner with this problem. What do y'all do
about it? This stuff doesn't just brush off with the flick of a wrist.
Wet shavings brush off more easily than dry, but both seem to have little
microscopic whiskers that make them stick to everything like cockle burrs
Lab coat worn backwards? Overalls? Apron? Suit of plate mail armor?
I'm thinking overalls maybe, but also thinking they'd get really hot come
Maybe turn /en deshabillé/? (That's butt nekkit for y'uns what don't talk
French...) Seems like *that* could be a lot worse...
There's bound to be a stock answer, but I'm too sorry to go searching out a
- posted 16 years ago