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What does a Jerkline Skinner do?
Answer and Explanation: In Of Mice and Men, Slim is the jerkline skinner. A skinner is a mule team driver. However, a jerkline skinner is the lead driver of the mule team, meaning it is an advanced position over the other mule team drivers. via
How does a jerk line work? (video)
What does a Skinner mean?
(Entry 1 of 4) 1a : one that deals in skins, pelts, or hides. b : one that removes, cures, or dresses skins. 2 : sharper. 3 : a driver of draft animals : teamster. via
Why did slim drown 4 puppies?
Slim reports that he drowned four of the puppies immediately because their mother would have been unable to feed them. Carlson suggests that they convince Candy to shoot his old, worthless mutt and raise one of the pups instead. via
Who Shot Candy's dog?
Carlson shoots Candy's dog because it is old, sick, and no longer able to work as a sheep dog. via
Why do mules wear bells?
The hames are covered with a leather flap to prevent dust and debris getting into the collar. Only the Lead mules wear bells. The bells are the mule skinner's personal property, and served an important function in announcing that a big mule hitch was coming around the bend. via
What is the rope in the belt of a calf roper?
Most professional tie down ropers also use a piece of rope called a jerk line. This is a long piece of thin rope that goes from the shank of the bit, through the neck rope, to the rider's belt, where it is looped under the belt. via
What is a skinner in jail?
Is also used as a prison slang term for someone charged with a sex crime (ie. skin beef), particularly a pedophile. via
Why are they called Skinners?
1 Answer. "Skin job" is indeed a derogatory slang term for a replicant, as we see in the opening of The Workprint Version of the original Blade Runner. "Skinner" appears to be an even more derogatory slur, likely meant to evoke the n-word. via
What is learning according to Skinner?
Learning (or operant condition according to Skinner) is a change in behavior due to punishment and reinforcement. ' This refers to increasing the likelihood of a behavior or decreasing the likelihood of a behavior. via
What does George find in the box by his bed?
What does George find in the box by his bed and what does he assume? small yellow can. he assumes that the bed is filthy with lice and roaches. via
Why was George mad at Lennie?
In chapter 1, George gets upset with Lennie because he is drinking too much water from a pond and is likely to make himself sick. Lennie shows no restraint in quenching his thirst—he drinks "with long gulps" and winds up snorting up the water. George is concerned because the water doesn't look particularly clean. via