• Its called a shifter Here. When I was young we called them AFS (any f*cking size) hand me the afs. Theres a spanner for ever size bolt. When the bolt is Toyota tight the shifter wont undo it anyway.
  • Never heard of a Moncky wrench or seen that spelling. It's always "monkey wrench" here in the U.S.
  • In the Navy I was trained to call it an adjustable wrench, but after reading up on it I now realize the adjustable wrench was actually an improvement on the monkey wrench. I also found this bit interesting: "False etymologies Charles Moncky myth The following story can be found in sundry publications from the late 19th and early 20th centuries: That handy tool, the "monkey-wrench", is not so named because it is a handy thing to monkey with, or for any kindred reason. "Monkey" is not its name at all, Charles Moncky, the inventor of it, sold his patent for $5000, and invested the money in a house in Williamsburg, Kings County, where he now lives.[7][8] Although this story was refuted by historical and patent research in the late 19th century,[2] it appears to have been inspired by a real person. A Charles Monk (not Moncky) lived in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn in the 1880s where he made and sold moulder's tools, not mechanics' tools like a monkey wrench.[9] He could not have invented or named the monkey wrench because he was born after the term first appeared in print.[9] Racial slur hoax A persistent hoax on social media claims boxer Jack Johnson invented the monkey wrench while in prison, but the wrench was named monkey wrench as a racial slur. The first patent for a monkey wrench was awarded before Johnson was born. Johnson did, however, receive a patent for improvements to it, but after it already had the monkey wrench name.[10]"
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