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State Tool

Every state has a state flower, state bird, etc. Why not a state tool?
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This came to me in a dream. Literally.

Every state should have its own state tool. Please feel free to provide suggestions. I will begin by nominating the miniature eyeglass screwdriver as the state tool of Florida.

Halfbakers, take it away!

jsalmon, Dec 12 2002

Massachusetts http://www.state.ma...cis/cismaf/mf1a.htm
...has a state beverage, a state soil, ad nauseum [krelnik, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

Georgia http://www.sos.stat.../state_symbols.html
...has a state tartan, a state possum, ad nauseum [krelnik, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

New Mexico's state tool http://www.cahe.nms...pring00/Legacy.html
The chile roaster! [krelnik, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

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       Or a state utensil, or a state meat, or a state auto part, or a state cloud formation, or a state disease, or a state sport, or... blah.
egnor, Dec 12 2002

       Solid: Spanner
Liquid: Hammer
Gas: Band Saw
my face your, Dec 12 2002

       Depends how *you* define tool,er no lets not.
skinflaps, Dec 12 2002

       This is totally baked, practically every state of the union has a long list of goofy official state this-or-thats. I posted links to the ones for Massachusetts and Georgia. Plus an apparently tongue-in-cheek one for New Mexico.
krelnik, Dec 12 2002

       From the title I thought this was a way for programmers to deal with interruptions in their work.
bristolz, Dec 12 2002

       "If you can't fix it with duct tape, a screwdriver, and a crescent wrench, you can't fix it."
RayfordSteele, Dec 12 2002

       Half a housebrick, and a screwdriver, unless its something to do with computers, then its just the housebrick....
Micky Dread, Dec 13 2002

       // then its just the housebrick.... //   

       I gave up bothering with that sort of subtlety years ago.
8th of 7, Dec 13 2002


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