Nail

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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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It makes nails down a blackboard sound like the most fragile of gentle Jeff Buckley ballads.
A solid metal driver pounds the nail down backwards, often right out the other side of the board--much better than hammering old nails down, flipping the board over and using a crowbar to pull them out.
He harps on the idea that the mainstream media can't defend itself, but he never fully nails down the reasons, other than to blame the wicked expertness with which "politicians" spin the facts.