Did You Know? Jury Rig + Jerry Built = Jerry Rig

Ever notice that the term “jerry rig” seems to be used interchangeably to mean either a clever fix using materials on hand or something built shoddily that will never last? There’s a reason: it poorly combines two separate terms that came into being very differently. “Jury rigging” is actually a nautical term once used by … More Did You Know? Jury Rig + Jerry Built = Jerry Rig