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Arkansas chrome

Arkansas chrome
 n.— «The duct tape is now 17 years old and still holding. It is truly the fabric of the gods. (Also known as Arkansas chrome.)» —“Re: duct tape use” by Intimidator Usenet: alt.fan.red.green May 28, 1997. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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