Bill: That's dead on for today's gizmoes. The term I had in mind is about racing and probably dates back to the '20's. Thanks for the response , the early definition this weekend. Ted Ernst Palos Verdes Estates, CA
>A wireless pickup is the sender unit for a wireless cyclometer (computer).
> Bill Roberts
> Jacksonville, OR
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> > This week's quiz:
> > 1) Team Race.
> > 2) Jam.
> > 3) Jamming Tool
> > 4) Wireless Pickup
> Okay, I'll try a couple of these.
> Jam = sprint. (Isn't that also why the speedier skaters in
> "roller derby" were called Jammers?)
> Jamming Tool = some sort of widget that the members of a
> Madison team use. That is, when you fling your partner into
> the race, you do so by grabbing his jamming Tool instead of
> merely using his hand or shorts.
> I could be wrong but it's a lot easier that figuring out
> who's singing Dalida's old pop hit in the wake of World War 2!
> Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia (USA)