Slide Ruler


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Slide Ruler

In auto sales, a buyer who insists on justification for each price offered. A slide ruler picks apart each new price the salesperson quotes, and may calculate taxes and other fees on his/her own. In other words, a slide ruler does not trust the numbers the dealership offers until he/she proves their accuracy himself/herself.
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OUTJ Larne Tech joint managers Stuart Pike and Stephen Adair GET IN THERE, YOUNG MAN Stephen Young wheels away after netting in Albert Foundry's Border Cup win on Saturday SHOULDER BARGE Albert Foundry's Bill Maxwell tries to nip in front of Niall McConaghy of Larne Tech in Saturday's cup tie HAPPY TO SHOUT ABOUT IT Colin McIlwaine, manager of Albert Foundry, is confident his side will do well this season I'M THE SLIDE RULER Larne Tech's Lee Thomson slides in to block the shot of Michael McAlinden of Albert Foundry on Saturday
Slide ruler : Paul Scholes slips home United's fourth
IT'S ALL OURS Grove players celebrate clinching the Border Cup on penalties SLIDE RULER Lee Feeney, formerly of Linfield, tackles Grove's David Allen UP FOR THE CUP Mark Finn of Grove celebrates victory CLOSE ORDER Ryan Carson holds off the attentions of Robert Young