Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Study: Life in the fast lane - Torniquets and porno's, the sad demise of car seats

Revisiting the gypsy site


1. Medicine/Medical, Surgery. any device for arresting bleeding by forcibly compressing a blood vessel, as a bandage tightened by twisting.
2. a device for pulling the parts of a wooden piece of furniture together, consisting of a pair of twisted cords passed around the parts.

1685–95; < class="ital-inline">tourner toTURN


The second definition interests me more as a tool or as a fixing/feature/detail

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