Originally Posted by rongawer
Ok, so this has nothing to do with fuel tanks, but you're crossing your euphemisms. As an old sailor, I am quite the term buff.... Jerry Rig, comes from the old english Jury Rig, which has nothing to do with "a jury of your peers", but rather nautically speaking, it was to build a make-shift sail to get an impaired vessel moving.
Gerry Mandering, OTH, is about redistricting voting precincts to the majority parties favor, which comes from around 1812 when Gov. Gerry of Mass. started the process...
Yes, that's what Ric wants to do. He wants to redistrict (gerry mander) his fuel tank to a new location!