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Wichita Lineman
Whichita is a city in Kansas. [Chris Piuma] * A "lineman" is a person who works for the power or telephone company inspecting and repairing transmission lines [Ron Henry] * I've also heard lineman used to refer to someone who does railroad work. [rtompkin]
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