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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You can say he was raised with a slide ruler in one hand and a ser of bongos in the other.
Slide ruler : Paul Scholes slips home United's fourth
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