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    Is it ok...

    ...to call those things you use to pick up loose bread rolls and things at the bakery 'clippers'?

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    Of course it isn't, ffs.
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    What's it called then?

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    Grabby things IMO.
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    'sif you go to a 'bakery' that isn't just a corner of the supermarket
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    Quote Originally Posted by cpr View Post
    Grabby things IMO.
    Picker upperers IMO
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    Quote Originally Posted by Athlai View Post
    Picker upperers IMO
    I literally came here just to post that.

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    Picker uppers are for crisps only you idiots

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    'sif you go to a 'bakery' that isn't just a corner of the supermarket
    Bonn has a bakery roughly every 100 yards. And every one of them has a different trademark name for their bread, which makes it hard to work out what to buy - but sometimes it's brilliant.

    Plus there's like tons of snacks you can buy as well. Love me a bakery.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Samuel_Vimes View Post
    Bonn has a bakery roughly every 100 yards. And every one of them has a different trademark name for their bread, which makes it hard to work out what to buy - but sometimes it's brilliant.

    Plus there's like tons of snacks you can buy as well. Love me a bakery.
    Is that it? That end bit was totally off key. Oh no.

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    Surely you can only use the word clippers to describe an object that's clipping something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pratters View Post
    What's it called then?
    Tongs ftr.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Tongs ftr.
    Yeah this. Clippers cut your hair ffs
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