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Subject: Re: [CHS] What is a Blackjack
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 20:30:51 EST

Hi All,
To me - a Blackjack was a club. It was made of black leather and filled
with sand. Carrying a club is illegal, so If you were "copped" you could
empty the sand out and it became a harmless tobacco pouch. Or, was this just a
"Liverpool" thing ?

In earlier times, a Blackjack was a leather wine botttle.

Ricky Cooper.

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