Do you remember this post? We were trying to work out what a funny piece of toot was. Looked like a shovel but made of pewter.
Well, I know what it is: and I can tell you why we were all so confused. Because it's a bloody masonic thing, a symbolic shovel that's used in some kind of a rubbishy ritual. That's a real anticlimax for me, I wanted it to be something handsome used in some obscure rural pursuit like worm husbandry or turnip flinging.
Oh well, at least we know now, and to celebrate let's all do a dance . . .