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Post by simplex1040 on Wed May 15, 2013 12:05 pm

I used the term at work today saying that my keys had "took a Brodie" off my desk into a trashcan. I got the radio shack look. "What is a Brodie?" I explained.
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Post by Resistance is Futile on Wed May 15, 2013 4:30 pm

Well, I always heard, that it was making the tires of a car spin creating tire marks going around in a circle or the same going around a curve.

Did it a few times in my stupid days of showing off in the 60s.
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Post by 75X11 on Wed May 15, 2013 5:59 pm

Steve Brodie.
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Post by simplex1040 on Thu May 16, 2013 9:02 am

I know what a Brodie is my co workers did not.
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Post by 75X11 on Thu May 16, 2013 9:58 am

I had read that in your initial post. I posted the name of the person to whom the term was attributed to so others could look him up and learn that bit of history.
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Post by Guest on Thu May 16, 2013 10:39 pm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Brodie_(bridge_jumper)

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