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2012-12-02 05:03:09

There are many adult fans and hobbyists that are looking for airsoft toy guns, rifles, pistols and shotguns. Hottydeals recommends airsoft toy guns for this Christmas. More details at hottydeals.com/Airsoft. (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 Airsoft guns started in Japan in the 1970s. These toy rifles gained their popularity in the 1980s. These toys were initially created for some people only. Such toy guns are now widely popular throughout the world (Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airsoft). There...

2009-07-29 15:07:27

Florida's Disney World has agreed to replace a toy sword and a toy gun confiscated from two young boys at a Fort Lauderdale airport. Michelle Chao of North Miami, Fla., said Transportation Security Administration officers confiscated the $6 toy sword and the bright red wooden gun from her 4-year-old son, Julien, and his cousin, Gerry Edge, who was visiting from North Carolina, WPLG-TV, Miami, reported Wednesday. Chao said TSA officers told her realistic toy weapons are banned on planes....

2009-07-13 15:54:06

Authorities in Alabama say a man who attempted to rob a store with a toy gun was foiled by a worker wielding a real weapon -- a cricket bat. The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said a man entered the Bee Gee's gas station Saturday in Pine Grove, flashed a toy gun and demanded money, the Mobile (Ala.) Press-Register reported Monday. After noticing that the suspect's gun had an orange tip at the end of the barrel, the employee grabbed a cricket bat and the suspect ... fled the store without...

2009-04-17 13:00:12

Police in Oakland, Calif., say two boys, ages 8 and 10, armed with a BB gun demanded money and candy during a convenience store robbery. Oakland police spokesman Officer Jeff Thomason said the two boys, whose identities were not reported, showed the store's clerk their firearm during Thursday's robbery while demanding money, gum and Push Pops, The Oakland (Calif.) Tribune said Friday. Thomason said while the gun used by the boys in Thursday's robbery was a basic BB gun that did not mean it...

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2009-02-24 15:55:00

Authorities said a would-be robber fled from a Rhode Island store after a clerk grabbed the toy gun from his hand and broke the fake weapon in half. Police Detective Scott Vellone said the alleged robber entered the Cumberland Farms convenience store in Narragansett on Feb. 12 and drew his plastic weapon after other customers had left, the Providence (R.I.) Journal reported Tuesday. However, the clerk did not believe the gun was real, so he grabbed it and the plastic pellet gun broke in half,...

2005-12-28 08:25:00

By Mateus Chale MAPUTO -- Pistols, rifles, machineguns and mines that spread terror across Mozambique during years of civil war have been transformed from agents of death and destruction into art, winning hearts at home and abroad. People have been encouraged to hand over weapons in exchange for sewing machines, agricultural tools, construction materials or bicycles. After the weapons had been put out of action, some of the pieces were used to make strikingly original sculptures. "We...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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