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Blow the pop stand

Posted by Miri Barak on March 23, 2004

The context: a guy tries to rob a convenince store with a hammer, but of course he fails.

"Of course, a hammer doesn't exactly have a smart lock. Anyone can use it, just like the clerk who picks it up and whales it at his assailant.
Even though the clerk misses, our guy takes the hint and *blows that pop stand without a dime, and without his Sand's hammer*. But careful, he may be back with needle nose pliers.

What I understood concerning the passage within stars that he hits the soft drinks stand and leaves without his hammer (I decided to drop the Sand thing, I think it is an allusion to a major crime committed with a hammer.

please correct me if I'm wrong which is quite possible.

Thank a lot.