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slingshot

s lingshot

  • n  a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

  • Throwing Stones In addition to the bow and arrow, some of the warriors have adopted the slingshot.
  • A grubby, sad-faced gamin wearing an old sweater, patched pants and dirty sneakers, and carrying a slingshot, was packing them in last week in Montreal.
  • The valley of Elah is where the Philistines sent out their Goliath to terrify the Israelites, and where young David felled the giant with his trusty slingshot.
News & Articles

  • Local Scouts 'build bridges'
    Submitted photo - Scouts participate in a slingshot game during the Building Bridges Weekend. In a statement, the cable channel, and Gandolfini's managers Mark Armstrong and Nancy Sanders, said he died Wednesday while on holiday in Rome. No cause of death was given.
    June 20, 2013 - New Jersey Herald
  • A Lethal Slingshot That Shoots Metal Oreos
    A few months ago Joerg (I feel like we're on a first name basis with him at this point, right?) got the idea to try and shoot Oreos out of a pump-action slingshot. It was a fun time, but not as deadly as he would have liked. So round two of the Oreo challenge involves oreo-sized metal washers. Not surprisingly they cause more destruction. Read more...        
    June 16, 2013 - Gizmodo
Quotes

  • Dario Franchitti in International Herald Tribune
    We came down that back stretch, and I was drafting him,Franchitti said. "I was trying to get the slingshot. Just as I pulled out, I saw him slow down and I almost hit the back of him. Some good fuel saving. Some great strategy by my boys....
  • Cale Yarborough in New York Times
    I've told that story several million times, and I'll do it again,Yarborough said in a teleconference last week. "I had the fastest car and had it set up to where I could slingshot him on the last lap. That may have been a mistake on my...
  • Ernie Kent in USA Today
    They have gone through the adversity,Kent said. "I can't tell you the adversity they went through. They never gave up after last year. It's been like a slingshot that has catapulted them."

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