Gun FAQs:

Q: Is a gun considered to derive from the name given to a particular historical weapon?

A: Yes.

Q: Are guns normally civilian weapons used primarily for hunting?

A: Yes.

Q: Were guns used by the English at Calais in 1346?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a gun also commonly used to describe objects which?

A: Yes, while they are not themselves weapons, produce an effect or possess a form which is in some way evocative of a handgun or long gun.

Q: Are guns similar?

A: Yes, but usually designed to fire simple projectiles.