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ransturgeon commented on the word brannock device
A foot-measuring device used in shoe stores. Made of metal. We all used them as children when shopping for shoes.
June 25, 2009
seanahan commented on the word brannock device
It definitely sounds like something a Bond villain would be constructing.
September 18, 2007
uselessness commented on the word brannock device
I would read a book called that. Sounds like a mind control machine, or a an undisableable Cold War-era timebomb.
September 15, 2007
john commented on the word brannock device
The clipboard-meets-ruler gizmo you see at every shoe store for measuring feet. I've always thought this sounded a lot more ominous than it is. If I ever write a thriller, I'll probably call it "The Brannock Device."