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Origin of the word ‘trek’

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Dec 30, 2004
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New England
FYI, a very good friend of mine named
Fred G., wrote an article for Volume 1 of Muzzleloader Magazine’s The Book of Buckskinning about snowshoeing in the Winter time and he called it a ‘Winter Scout’.

Well think about back to those times, as one of the most popular TV shows was ‘Star Trek’. William H. Scurlock, the Author/Editor of the series, changed the title from Winter Scout to Winter TREK … without informing Fred!

nd thus begin the word ‘trek’ for outdoor pursuits of the MZL’ding type. Needless to say, Fred was beyond BS … and to this day you cannot say the ‘T’ word in his presence, LOL!
Jan 27, 2008
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Republic mo
Don’t we use a lot of words for our gun parts not used today?
Hammer used to be the frizzen, and not the cock. Nail was the a pin, or often a screw or bolt.
Tricorn were cocked hats.
Weskit may be nineteenth century and may have been an unknown term in the eighteenth century