2. A cliched term for an "assassin" in movies that has no equivalent in the real world.
JOE: What?! I fix cars, ya moron! What do you think this is, a Michael Bay movie?
Not necessarily just cars and trucks.
The term mechanic but a few generations ago was a skill level in the industrial trades. covering many different lines of work.
Someone who breaks your car further when youve brought it in to be fixed, just so they can cost you more money.
Person B: Yah man, ive been getting blown all over the place. I went to see what the problem was about my ride, and he said the reason it wouldnt start was that i was low on "headlight fluid". What a lying jerk!
Mechanics love and want power for power's sake. For them words are a means of manipulation, not communication.