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String Saving Yankee
  String Saving Yankee
String Saving Yankee

For those of you who have never heard this term it was coined because Yankees are known to throw Nothing away

I found these gems on the dash of an old Chevy

This Yankee had some bale wire, a latern wick, a couple jingle bells, some lag screws and some emery cloth....Ready for anything!!


© MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Gord MacEachern
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    Lol,, never heard that old saying before Mel. Great title image, info, and capture!!

2/11/2013 3:24:49 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Great details and image!!! Never heard that before:0)

2/11/2013 3:29:53 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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You'd enjoy going through the stuff of a couple Yankees that I KNOW! I can't believe I'm SAYING this, but the colorful bright button looks really great leading the pack of relics.

Your title reminded me of a mildly eccentric past co-worker. Among her other unique collections was a large ball of her gray hairs. Until it became unpractical (her head turned totally gray at some point) she would pluck each gray hair out and add it to her rapidly growing hair ball, so to speak.

2/11/2013 3:45:06 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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I never heard that saying either..I wouldn't have any hair left if I did what Mickey's co worker did.

2/11/2013 3:47:21 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Eeeeeuuuuw - Michelle's co-worker's stash brings a whole new meaning to "hairball!" This is another terrific find, Melodie!

2/11/2013 6:33:09 AM

 
Jack Ryan
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Great find...excellent image...nicely done.

2/11/2013 6:37:03 AM

 
John Connolly
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It looks like you have been going through my pockets again Mel! A wonderful capture of this assorted junk!

2/11/2013 10:41:31 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Nice find and great textures and rust, Mel! Never have heard that saying.

2/11/2013 11:30:30 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Being a "southern belle", I did not know that! lol

Great find and presentation Mel!

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2/11/2013 4:27:40 PM

 
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