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Old 12-07-2011, 02:05 PM   #11
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Giving rise to the saying, "check out the carboys on her!"
LOL.

Well think about it this way...in the old days Wine used to be carried in Bags like this.



Drinking wine is fun, so you could call those things "fun bags."

See where this is going?

Especially if you carry 2 of them, one for red and one for white.
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Old 12-07-2011, 02:08 PM   #12
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Wineskin comes from the French v'ins-quin, meaning holy giant knockers.

It's OK to call wineskins holy giant knockers, because the French are ********.

 
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Old 12-07-2011, 02:08 PM   #13

I like carboys of all sizes and shapes.

Sometimes really big, heavy carboys are just what you need - too big to hold, really, but its great to have a pair of giant carboys around. Then the medium sized carboys have their place, also, they're easier to work with and do the job admirably. Then small carboys of course are quite common and I always keep a few of those around too - I'm always surprised how useful a small set of carboys can be.

 
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Old 12-07-2011, 02:10 PM   #14
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Carrying large carboys around can lead to lower back problems. Especially when full.

 
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Old 12-07-2011, 02:11 PM   #15

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Carrying large carboys around can lead to lower back problems.
That's why those straps that support carboys are so useful, especially with the really giant carboys.

 
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Old 12-07-2011, 02:13 PM   #16

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LOL.

Well think about it this way...in the old days Wine used to be carried in Bags like this.



Drinking wine is fun, so you could call those things "fun bags."

See where this is going?

Especially if you carry 2 of them, one for red and one for white.

Yes, two is the perfect number.

 
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Old 12-07-2011, 02:15 PM   #17
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That's why those straps that support carboys are so useful, especially with the really giant carboys.
Even better when they come in silk and lace. Makes the carboys nicer to look at.

Wait, I forgot what we were talking about.

 
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Old 12-07-2011, 02:19 PM   #18

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Even better when they come in silk and lace. Makes the carboys nicer to look at.

Wait, I forgot what we were talking about.
I really like the way the huge carboys look without the straps. I always take the straps off, although sometimes its really a challenge to get the hooks undone.

 
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Old 12-07-2011, 02:23 PM   #19
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Carboy is just such an odd term, I had to know it's origin. I concede there is very little that is completely American and unborrowed.

 
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