Church key

“Church key?” he queried, and when he tapped the bottle top she realized he meant an opener. (Alexandra Sokoloff, in The Unseen)

Although Wikipedia has a piece on the origins of the term, ‘church key’, I enjoyed reading the derivation given by World Wide Words. An organisation calling itself Just for Openers has some good pictures.  

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Sokoloff, Alexandra. 2009. The unseen. New York: St Martin’s Press [p108]

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