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Posted by Bookworm on October 18, 2004

I was working out with free weights at the gym the other day and wondered when and why they came to be called dumbbells. It did occur to me that it could have something to do with the (steroetypically) low intellectual capacities of those who use them. That is, dumbbells using there anything in that? Of course, if this theory turns out to be true, I really should consider changing my name.