“The easiest way to hunt snipes is to climb up in a tree with a bucket and a stick. after you're up there start beating the side of the buckett while yelling snipe.”
“And because bringing it to the public attention - whether that's in snipes, essays about a sort of people, or just plain-out bitching - would be a betrayal of the core trust.”
“But I’ve never heard one from you – only snipes from the sidelines.”
“I've always wondered what "snipes" is meant to mean.”
“I had drawn a division of "snipes" for my temporary brothers, boilermen and machinists who dwelt in the bowels of our ancient aircraft carrier, firing oil-burning furnaces and patching 1100-pound pressure leaks along the steam lines to keep the ship afloat and operational.”
“The lime may also be applied to cords, rods, and twigs, especially when it is intended to entangle the larger birds, such as snipes and fieldfares, and for this purpose the following mode may be adopted:”
Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic taxidermy.
“Visions of the old days floated before him, days on the section with his crew of "snipes" back in the Honour Flag times.”
“Gerald Weissert, who lives near Tramp, collects "snipes," or butts, removes the tobacco and rerolls it because, he says, he was getting sick from smoking others 'discards.”
“Tim O'Shea: One has to appreciate the disclaimer that greets you on the first page of the 2009 FLUKE Anthology, about two or three sentences after some standard legal disclaimer, you get Submissions drawn by crawdads, Tuscan raiders, snipes, Ferengi, narwhales or any other fantastical or fictional creatures are not eligible for inclusion in the FLUKE Anthology.”
“Pick the snipes off before they peck the bagger into bloody gobbits of flesh.”
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