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Does anyone know why Half-inch is called Half-inch?

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From: TGSnowwy 4 years ago

I've read that it's Cockney (some kind of slang from the British Isles) for "Pinch", which is itself slang for "Steal" or "Pickpocket" (As in, "I'm gonna pinch his wallet." )

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