Jargon, slang, and tech terms of interest to DIYers.
Burning an inch – When taking tape measurements that you want to be as accurate as possible, you can start the ruler at the 1" mark in case the end hook on the tape isn’t 100% accurate (and then, of course, you subtract 1" from your resulting measurement).
Crustard –A textured ground-covering paste used in tabletop gaming terrain, diorama-making, etc. Made of a mixture of fine sand, PVA wood glue, tile grout, baking powder, and acrylic paint.
Drag soldering – A technique for soldering the numerous “gull-wing” leads of an integrated circuit. You basically deposit solder on the tip of your iron and drag it over the surface of the pins on all sides of the IC that have pins.