Bash, he say:
I suggest that we do the boating community a service by coming up with a proper appellation.
is very good, and I like it immediately, but it feels like it describes something that has an effect on something else: measuring, manipulating: changing it somehow: "After I ran it through the fragulator, it seemed okay."
is too good to waste on this. This is just a piece of stamped metal.
If you'll forgive a bit of Trek
: a part that has no useful function.
I guess I've outed myself now…