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Easily Confused Words: Ordnance vs. Ordinance

Ordnance and ordinance are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary but are possibly spelled wrong. 179 more words

Easily Confused Words


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VKS Bullpup Sniper Rifle Spotted At Interpolitex 2015

When this year’s Interpolitex wrapped up yesterday, it marked another occasion for the general public (in Moscow, at least) to ogle the latest weaponry and gadgets for Russia’s domestic security apparatus. 448 more words


30mm Rarden Round

Inert ammunition is always an interesting area of militaria collecting, today we are looking at one of my favourite pieces of ordnance, a 30mm Rarden Cannon shell: 428 more words

British Army

Unexploded ordnance dropped off at OPP detachment

The parking lot of the Ontario Provincial Police detachment in Quinte West was shut down Tuesday after a resident brought an unexploded military ordnance device to the station. 125 more words

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