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and moousee asked if i had the can opener and i'm like what?
and he meant this
it's also a bottle opener.
glad to help.
anyone opening a can of irn bru with that is a fool
(Should be an obsolete item anyway)
cans have a ring pull and are normally used for fizzy drinks.
ergo 'tin opener' or 'can opener', or 'tin can opener' are all perfectly fine.
glad to clear this up.
but nowadays the words "tin" and "can" are used in discernibly different contexts. You wouldn't say "a tin of coke" would you? In the same way I wouldn't say "a can of baked beans".
As would many people.
I discern between the two, using can for aluminium cans and tins for tins of beans or whatever...
which is true. It isn't comparable to saying "a can of baked beans though", because it's never been "a tin can of Coke".
Probably mostly the same people that call coke (etc) "juice".
can of pop
tin of pop
can of chopped tomatoes
tin of chopped tomatoes
Tin of biscuits.
can of worms there
some stuff on there i'm loving though