boat anchor


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boat anchor

A piece of obsolete hardware.
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I know my guns and my shooting expertise, and the Ruger Security-Six is only worth a boat anchor, in my opinion!
All efforts to retrieve it using boats failed-but this week Ken and his rod are reunited after fellow Newport Reservoirs Fly Fishing Association member Adrian Moyse found it attached to his boat anchor.
boat anchor: Computer hardware that is so obsolete it no longer serves any purpose
I suggest readers and writers examine it to be reminded that somewhere, sometime, someone may pay dubious tribute to you, honoring and recording every tidbit, every draft, every false start, every footnote, every revision, every marginal note on every poem written or published, and bring it all together in a volume that resembles, variously, a doorstop, a vault, a sarcophagus, a boat anchor, the Holy Bible, or the classic inedible holiday fruitcake.
Keep in mind that the gun that feels perfect for you and your style of shooting in terms of balance may feel like a feather or a boat anchor to the next guy.
Cutting of the Undersea Cable Day is usually caused by some random event, like an earthquake, a rockslide, a boat anchor or even the occasional shark bite.
The first task was to deploy a dual boat anchor system in 65 feet of water.
When the brave officer arrived at the river banks, he spotted the 32-year-old clinging to a boat anchor near the Queen's Bridge in Belfast.
De bad thoughts slow you down, like draggin' de boat anchor wit' you down de street.