Writing Tips        Vikings        Medieval History        Ancient Rome        Architecture        Old West        Travel        Vocabulary         

Western Word of the Week - Can Openers - #WesternWordoftheWeek


Welcome to our Weekly Western Word of the Day...

Can Openers - a humorous name for spurs

Other names given to spurs include "diggers", "gad" or "gads", "hell rousers", "hooks", etc.

A good illustration and explanation of spurs can be found here: Cowboy-spurs.com

The Cowboy Encyclopedia by Richard W Slatta; ISBN#0-87436-738-7

No comments:

Post a Comment