Saturday night special


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Saturday night special

a small, easily obtainable pistol. There was another killing last night with a Saturday night special. That's the tenth shooting done with a Saturday night special this week.
See also: night, Saturday, special

Saturday night special

n. a small, easily obtainable pistol. There was another killing last night with a Saturday night special.
See also: night, Saturday, special
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In some areas of the state, residents are supposedly rushing to buy handguns and dealers are attempting to limit their inventories to handguns they are hoping won't be classified as Saturday Night Specials (and forbidden for sale in the state).
It remains to be seen how the board will define Saturday Night Specials.
They've reinvented the Saturday night special, making junk guns more powerful, more affordable,'' he said.
One thug with a gun can ignore almost any number of unarmed citizens, but if every citizen is carrying a Saturday night special or a junk gun or whatever awful identification the anti-gun crowd is currently touting, the thug would be dead meat the very next time he attempted an armed assault.
The proposed ordinance would bar gun dealers from selling cheaply made handguns, called Saturday night specials, in unincorporated areas of the county, where nearly 1 million people live.
For the public safety, Johnson took on the National Rifle Association and drove through Congress the laws that closed the loophole of mail order guns, prohibited sales to minors, and ended the import of Saturday night specials.
Having won a majority in the 1998 elections, they're pushing for a strong gun-control package that includes a tight ban on assault weapons (unlike the tepid assault weapons ban passed by Congress in 1994), a ban on Saturday Night Specials and an extensive child-safety trigger lock measure that surpasses the one moving through Congress.
What greater charity, what more urgent cause than to get AK-47s and Saturday night specials out of the mainstream of American life?
For those planning a visit, South Bend's Ramada Inn has Friday and Saturday night specials from now until April for $99.
The buffet, with its joints and trimmings, is the main attraction but there are plenty of alternatives including main course salads, a vegetarian choice and the Saturday night specials of ribeye steak or lamb shank.
It has nothing to do with handguns or Saturday Night Specials.
He testified before a House subcommittee considering a bill, introduced by Representative Larry Smith, to outlaw Saturday Night Specials.
THE summer holidays may be over but Big Mouth's comedy capers crack on, with a brand new season of Saturday night specials kicking off at Middlesbrough Town Hall and Saltburn's Spa Hotel tomorrow night.
Department of Justice, the deputy city attorneys are prosecuting firearms dealers accused of keeping sloppy records and illegally selling the cheap handguns known as Saturday night specials.
and Sundance Industries make so-called Saturday night specials, cheap guns that critics often associate with crime.