I understand when they have an emergency and you're handy, but surely they don't have emergencies all the time.
The rifle is for emergencies only.
On the seashore fishing naturally became a means of livelihood, and dwellers by the sea, in virtue of the dangers to which they are exposed from storm and unseaworthy craft, are stimulated to a higher degree of foresight, quicker observation, prompter decision and more energetic action in emergencies than those who live inland.
But all attempts at an international union of Jews, even in view of such emergencies as these, have failed.
In Europe the wild boar is still hunted with dogs, but the spear, except when used in emergencies and for giving the coup de grace, has been given up for the gun.
How would you define emergencies? Add your definition here.