"An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before.
US humorist, novelist, short story author, & wit (1835 - 1910) "
I bought a little folding knife kit the other day to put together and learn the workings of a framelock knife. It was my first experience with folding knife anything, other than buying them, and definitely gave me a greater appreciation for the engineering that goes into making a good folder.