how, one may ask, did Wendell come by the curious nickname of
It evolved in a process of human ingenuity and pure genius, the likes of which cannot be taught in any college or school – outside that of the school of LIFE and of course hard friggin' knocks.
It so happened that Wendell sported a penchant for wearing sport coats, mostly dull, dark brown and snug fitting suits that seemed to suit him just fine.
During an intense welding and burning session one day, Wendell's suit caught fire. No harm done. The small blaze was quickly stomped out.