netcurmudgeon (netcurmudgeon) wrote,

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This house...

...eats scissors. Specifically, lineman's shears. The shiny five inch-long cut through anything scissors that are the hallmark of telco and cabling guys (and gals) everywhere (and at least one nurseryman and his gardener wife).

I started out the week with two pairs of shears. I now have one. And in the middle of the week I bought another pair! One of my original Harris scissors is gone, and the new pair of Husky scissors, leaving only my second Harris pair. Which, I am convinced, the house has not managed to eat only because it lives in my cabling pouch in a pocket with a velcro strap!

What exactly does one do to placate a hungry household deity who likes to snitch your snips?
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