Are You Ready to Kludge Your Way Home?

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A low-friction ring stands in for the broken sheave on a deck organizer.
The first use of the word kludge is attributed to Jackson W. Granholm in 1962, describing an ugly programming solution that was “an ill-assorted collection of poorly-matching parts, forming a distressing whole.” While I’m all about doing things right the first time, I’ve made some ridiculous exceptions either to get out of a situation or […]
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