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Old September 17, 2013, 10:19 AM   #17
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Whenever I see people use the cutsy slang terms, I always picture some 14 yo wannabe trying way too hard to sound cool & clever. I put it the same category as "Branjolina" or "Ben-jen" or other useless pop culture bastardization of the English language.
It's not as though "shottie" is a huge step forward over "shotgun." Same 2 syllables, only one sounds lame.

We don't say "pissie" for pistol, or "revo" for revolver or "riffy" for rifle...................
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