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chained_bear commented on the word nunchuck
It was listed in the OED as an alternative spelling, but it is more commonly spelled "nunchucks." So you're both right, I guess!
February 15, 2007
abraxaszugzwang commented on the word nunchuck
Just had a disagreement with a gal over whether or not they can alternatively be called numchucks.
February 12, 2007
Japanese weapon consisting of two hardwood sticks joined together by a chain, strap, or silk cords. In later use also: the art of throwing a nunchaku. Also attrib., esp. in nunchaku sticks.Usage: 1987 Los Angeles Times 20 May II. 2 (He) was arrested for possession of nunchucks.