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Old December 20, 2012, 11:06 AM   #140
zukiphile
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Glenn E. Meyer
...bans of assault weapons (the name fight has been lost) ...
That victory only stands permanently if you accept defeat.

English has useful words for these items, i.e. rifle and carbine. Accepting a homely, pseudo-germanic tangential growth from statutory argot seems unnecessary.
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