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Old December 12th, 2004, 01:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Guitar Nicknames...

...What are some of the best guitar nicknames you have heard? I've only heard a couple of em like git-box and axe.

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Old December 12th, 2004, 02:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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git-fiddle, or the extension of what's between your legs(guys)
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Old December 12th, 2004, 07:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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How about...

...Starvation Box. When I lived in Texas, many of the older players used this term.

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Old December 12th, 2004, 08:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well I don't know any weird ones for guitars, but I got my wife a digital sax and she insists on calling it an Ousamaphone, for no particular reason.
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Old December 12th, 2004, 08:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Plank, canoe paddle. One of Fuzzys is duck plucker, but I think he refers to other things by that term as well.
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Old December 12th, 2004, 10:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
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"flat top" has always been my favorite. i know, it stands for an acoustic/dreadnaught, but i'm reminded of the first interview i'd read with roy buchanan (guitar world, 1981) where he was asked why he played a telecaster and his reply was (paraphrasing) "because it's like a baby martin with a cutaway." classic. ever since then, i've seen the tele as a solidbody 'dreadnaught'...

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Old December 13th, 2004, 06:39 AM   #7 (permalink)
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A buddy of mine somtimes refers to his tele as a electric twanging machine. I somtimes call my tele the paddle. I think Bruce Springsteen's father had the funniest name:

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