Billy was all confident on resolving the volume down part number shortage that was going to stop production: "... keep building with the UP buttons that we still have, just invert them, it will still infer to lower the volume. UP in capitals goes for shouting, dn in lower case goes for lower..."
Billy was explaining his idea to reduce part numbers at the cost savings workshop"... buy only one part and use it up or down..."
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