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BudTuba at aol.com BudTuba at aol.com
Thu Dec 18 16:51:28 PST 2003

In a message dated 12/17/03 8:10:39 PM Eastern Standard Time, BFBASS at aol.com 

> Does anyone know for sure how to spell weird/wierd. It is 12 to 8 that it 
> is 
> weird.

This is an engineering term.  It is spelled "wiered" and means a dam has been 
added to a creek with a small spillover notch at the top.   Now a weird 
wierded creek is one that flows uphill so the water travels up the dam face and 
into the spillover notch.  

Bud Taylor
Smugtown Stompers
Rochester, NY
Traditional Jazz since 1958

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