I have some friends who, when they go to church, carry their concealed firearm. One of them is with the local sheriff’s department. The other is a pastor in another town.
I looked up where the term “arms” as a reference to weaponry comes from:
“Arms, meaning those things used during fighting, comes from the Latin arma, which had largely the same meaning and came from the root ar- meaning ‘to fit together’. Since the 14th century arms has referred to weapons. When new weapons came along that used gunpowder, they were referred to as fire-arms.” (a quote from Doug Rice on https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-etymology-of-the-word-firearm)
Huh. I just kinda thought it looked like fire coming out of your arm…? Shows what I know. Continue reading “Packin’ heat”