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    Enlightened
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    Default Origin of \'flashlight\'

    I've always wondered where the 'flash' came from, because, from what I know, most flashlights don't flash. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img] The dictionary doesn't give any explanation.

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    James

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    Default Re: Origin of \'flashlight\'

    Edited due to extreme redundancy -- I didn't "click" on the above before spouting off. Please delete.

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