pocket protector


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pocket protector

A thin plastic sheath that fits into the breast pocket of one's shirt to hold pens and other small instruments and protect the pocket from stains or tears. I know I look pretty doofy with my pocket protector in my shirt, but I need so many different colored pens throughout the day that it really is an essential part of my work.
See also: pocket
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Caption: An advertisement for the Chicago Pocket Protector shows how it was fired.
In addition, the warning letter discusses the FDAs recent inspection of the Pocket Protector manufacturing site, which appeared to be a multi-purpose room in the Dr.
Make/Model Holster Holster Weight (oz.) Height (in.) Desantis Nemesis 1.6 5.0 Uncle Mike's Inside-the-Pocket 0.7 5.5 CrossBreed Pocket Rocket 2.9 5.1 Galco Pocket Protector 1.5 4.5 Blackhawk TecGrip Pocket 0.6 5.3 Make/Model Holster Width Price (with firearm, in.) Desantis Nemesis 1.5 $26 Uncle Mike's Inside-the-Pocket 1.5 $10 CrossBreed Pocket Rocket 1.1 $33 Galco Pocket Protector 1.5 $30 Blackhawk TecGrip Pocket 1.4 $19
The studios throw fistfuls of cash at him for his ideas and insights, yet he still acts and dresses like he is fresh out of braces and carrying a plastic pocket protector somewhere about his person.
Computer tech types may wear a pocket protector as an all-purpose tool in a leather pouch on the belt.
(Imagine the LeWitty instructions for this: First, catch spiders...) The pocket protector of our hypothetical Friedman-as-science-buff must save his shirt not from an inky ballpoint but from an X-acto knife.
For the rifle hunter this means making sure that his plastic pocket protector is not stuffed too tight.
With his pocket protector shirts, grey-white hair, and functional glasses, Wigand embodies the invisible man who wants to protect both his private life of family and the public good.
These weapons are placed in a pocket protector along with several actual pens and markers.
The Galco Pocket Protector is one example, and just about every pocket holster made by DeSantis is designed to mask the shape of the pistol.
THE OVERPLAYED STEREOTYPE always had something to do with a socially inept engineer sporting a short-sleeve white shirt and slim black tie, big horn-rimmed glasses, and a pocket protector overstuffed with BIC pens.
* MegaPodzilla, which since 2009 has been rampaging the geek landscape like the podcast equivalent to a 100 foot radioactive lizard with horn rimmed glasses and a pocket protector.
With Luna converting to a Moroccan restaurant, Science Pub needs a place to park its pocket protector.
The Snubby has a short blade but a man-sized handle and is the perfect pocket protector that won't get you into trouble but packs a tremendous punch if you need it.