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  • noun Plural form of nailgun.


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  • Sure, there are minor variations that merely reflect the modern world; yet even the inclusion of cell phones and elaborate electronic safes and home-security systems can't keep this predictable thriller from ending up about where you expect, with pistols and nailguns.

    Marshall Fine: Movie Review: Trespass

  • It's almost an afterthought when Keaton and Leigh up the ante by brandishing nailguns or pushing puppies out of windows; the damage has already been done.

    Why aren't more slasher movies set in blocks of flats?

  • It happens to some 40,000 people a year, that nails from nailguns end up in their bodies.

    CNN Transcript Jun 11, 2008

  • Last week my work colleague broke his arm when his mountain bike threw him off, a day later the boss builder working in our loft broke his arm (and bashed it sorely again yesterday) and Bradley the Builder's Mate (also in our loft) keeps slicing chunks off his fingers with saws, chisels and nailguns.

    Learning to value my opposable digits

  • Due presumably to a ready supply of inexpensive nailguns and hunky DIY hosts on TLC to demonstrate their use, nailgun injuries in the US have skyrocketed 200% since 1991.

    You People Can't Be Trusted With Nailguns - The Consumerist

  • Boobuzuela: I don't imagine they're including any nailguns in the exhibit.

    The Full Feed from

  • I don't imagine they're including any nailguns in the exhibit.

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  • Hey Eddie K, I think you're going to find that people have killed many many more with cars than with nailguns. | Top Stories

  • Ban nailguns and the death method may be even slower in future murders. | Top Stories

  • Well allow me to retort - nails fired from nailguns cannot be traced back to the gun like bullets can be traced to the guns they were fired from. | Top Stories


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