Two contractor/handyman-types heading into Home Depot yesterday:
Guy 1 (reading shopping list): “Two-by-four-by-eight? What the hell is that?”
Guy 2 (checks shopping list): “Uh…it’s a two-by-four that’s eight feet long.”
Guy 1: “Oh.”
With spring renovation season getting underway, just remember that these are the experts who will be building your deck or fixing your kitchen. Be sure to check those references.