“But the slasher himself, the splatterer, the reaver of life, swinging out of the darkness with his death claw cocked, is as old as the hills (which have eyes, as we know).”
“Glocks always have the same trigger pull, as they are always cocked is a round is in the chamber.”
“By midday Sunday, [the U.S. Strategic Air Command:] would have a 'cocked' -- meaning 'ready to fire' -- nuclear strike force of 162 missiles and 1,200 airplanes carrying 2,858 nuclear warheads.”
“While there was some good, or at least restrained, reporting by U.S. media as the tragedy unfolded, the main sources of news for most Americans maintain what I can only call a cocked trigger of jingoism, which often goes off before the screams subside and the blood and debris are hosed into the gutter.”
“Once the Americans had the code-word cocked-pistol to denote complete strategic readiness.”
“The flag was centered on the DCI's desk, still folded into its triangular section, called a cocked-hat.”
“I recall the cocked hat, blue, buff-faced coat, of that cut, fa'-top boots, and a drawn sword in his hand of about the length and model of a scythe blade.”
“The lawyers of what may be termed the cocked hat period seldom maintained the happy mean between too little and too great care for personal appearance.”
“Glen Coffee, former San Francisco 49ers running back who retired in August, was arrested today in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. for illegally carrying a "cocked" automatic pistol in his car, according to TMZ.”
“Glen Coffee, former San Francisco 49ers running back who retired in August, was arrested today in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. for illegally carrying a "cocked" ...”
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Words that apply to the description and condition of books
Words used in the rare book trade (of which I was once a part). For more about how such books are put together, see hernesheir's excellent The Bindery.
Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
You can thank Uncle Sam for my interest in firearms.
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