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Old May 12, 2013, 07:02 PM   #24
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Ben Dover posted
why get upset about something so utterly trivial?
To me, using "clip" to mean "magazine" represents ignorance about firearms, and it's ignorance about firearms that drives so many of the ridiculous gun laws in this country.

My aversion to the term being misused has become worse in recent months, as we constantly hear politicians and the media use terms like "high-capacity clip" and "magazine clip" while they discuss banning things they know absolutely nothing about.

Maybe I'm being a little ridiculous, but that's how I feel on the subject.
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