What kind of men still carry pocket knives?

From Appalachian Magazine:

Who are the kind of men who still carry pocketknives?  They are the type of men who earn an honest living, work hard and stand fearless in a world gone mad.  To put it simply, they are the type of men the world could use a lot more of these days.

None of the men I know think a pocket knife is a weapon, nor would they ever attempt to use it as as a weapon. They consider it a handy tool for cutting, tearing or opening things the easy way instead of risking serious damage to your teeth.

The kind of pocket knife that has a flat blade screw driver and a Phillips head is a very good thing to have handy. Just the other day I pulled on the handle to a locker in the men’s locker room at my athletic club, and the handle came off in my hand. No problem, I used the screwdriver blade on my pocket knife to tightly screw it back in place and went about locking my clothes in the locker and heading into the gym for a workout.

Carrying a screwdriver around in my pocket would be weird.

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