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Unread 02-09-2013, 05:21 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by Bob in St. Louis View Post
So, what's the signifigance of the term "banger"?
The "Masher", I get, but "banger"????

They got called Banger supposedly, because of the noise they made when splitting beause they had a lot of water in them.

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It is assumed that ‘banger’ relates to the noise made by a bursting sausage, and the nick-name dates to the first or second decade of the twentieth century.

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