The lingo of metal detectorists is full of colorful terms: A coinball is a clot of earth with a coin in it, a nighthawk is someone who detects without a permit under cover of darkness, a gold dance is a gleeful jig upon discovering precious metal, and canslaw refers to shreds of aluminum cans left after a lawnmower ran over them. The hobby of metal detecting is the subject of the quirky BC comedy Detectorists, about a pair of lovable nerds, and celebrated by more stylish enthusiasts on Instagram.

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