Posted by Ed Stansell on September 22, 2002
"Snipe hunting" Meaning: the practice of getting a greenhorn lost in the woods just for the sheer orneriness of it. (a U. S. custom and phrase.) origin/date:??
Greenhorn: U.S. a novice. inexperienced. Origin:a newly antlered
deer. When a deer's horns are new, they are covered with a mossy looking coat.The
horns are not broken-in yet. They're greenhorns. Date:??