"barbecue pit"

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Tue Aug 12 00:17:24 UTC 2008

I agree. Looking at Google images for both "barbecue pit" and
"barbeque pit" brings up top items such as grills that are not holes
in the ground, though. BB

On Aug 11, 2008, at 5:13 PM, Bill Le May wrote:

> Nothing I associate with 'barbecue pit' in its various
> interpretations seems
> like it could be easily picked up and wielded like a weapon. I
> wonder if the
> speaker meant 'barbecue spit', which could be a formidable club or
> spear.
> Bill Le May

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