Are Shell Casings Bullets? Are Tomatoes Vegetables?

From In re DeSean Ramsey dba BearArms Bracelets (decided Mar. 18, 2020, but just posted on Westlaw):

DeSean Ramsey DBA BearArms Bracelets (“Applicant”) seeks registration on the Principal Register of the proposed mark BULLET BRACELET (in standard characters, BRACELET disclaimed) …
[T]he Trademark Act [generally] prohibits registration of a mark on the Principal Register that, when used in connection with an applicant’s goods, is merely descriptive of them.

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Brickbat: Well, Shoot

A Claiborne County, Tennessee, sheriff’s deputy who fired his gun into traffic on Interstate 75 for no apparent reason has been sentenced to 11 months and 29 days unsupervised probation and a $2 fine after pleading guilty to misdemeanor reckless endangerment. Noah Arnwine must also perform community service and take a gun safety course. Arnwine and fellow Deputy Cody Lankford were returning from an inmate transport with Lankford driving when Arnwine pointed a gun towards the windshield of their vehicle and fired a shot into rush-hour traffic.

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