How did the term "Tool" come about?

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  1. Mark Mayonnaise

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    What is the etymology of this term?

    As in, "That guy wears hunting camo to the grocery store like a fucking tool"
     
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    I used to like camo stuff but as I've gotten older I've realized that the people who wear it in their day to day life and are not enlisted in some branch of the military are all gigantic fags
     
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    Why won't you talk to me?
     
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    fuck, Chriza is such a tool
     
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    See, exactly. But can you explain what it means? I can't. :nocheer:
     
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    natural progression from tool being used to refer to unit

    That guy is a tool= that guy is a dick
     
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    Hey Chriza hateman says hi!
     
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    Ohhhhhhhhhhh :doh:
     
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    I can see it :jj: It's funnier to watch him freak the fuck out though
     
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    i actually asked a friend once why he called that guy a tool.
    his reply, "because hes a fkn tool"

    that seemed like a satisfactory answer so i didnt question further
     
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    Out of a billion gorgeous laptop bags I offered to buy my boyfriend, he picks out a Cole Hahn camo patterned one. I was all, "oh I hope you grow out of that soon". :console:
     
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    Well 6 posts in, the mystery is solved

    Now, what shall we talk about


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    :jj:
     
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    Unfortunately there are many pictures, and two short films, that feature me in camo pants/shorts :facepalm:
     
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    1tool
    noun \ˈtül\
    machine tool
    2
    a : something (as an instrument or apparatus) used in performing an operation or necessary in the practice of a vocation or profession <a scholar's books are his tools>

    b : an element of a computer program (as a graphics application) that activates and controls a particular function<a drawing tool>

    c : a means to an end <a book's cover can be a marketingtool>

    d often vulgar : penis
    3
    : one that is used or manipulated by another
    4
    plural : natural ability <has all the tools to be a great pitcher>
     
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    LOL, true
     
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    Thank you Shiv
     
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    What the hell happened to the word 'pictures' there O_O
     
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    "Look at me! I may not be in the military or hunting at this present moment....But I HAVE the potential to hunt or kill at any time!!!"
     
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    :hat: