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Re: Throw away your resistographs

Subject: Re: Throw away your resistographs
From: Rodger Taylor
Date: Dec 13 2008 10:22:27

----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike Ellison" <>
To: "UK Tree Care" <>
Sent: Friday, December 12, 2008 11:26 PM
Subject: RE: Throw away your resistographs

I think that I have already picked up three instances in this thread where the word 'frass' (insect faeces) has been used to >describe woody debris. It could inadvertently slip into common mis-usage.

Isn't frass the woody debris a wood-boring insect leaves behind as it bores, not faeces. So using the word to describe the sawdust left behing by a drill may not be so wrong.


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