The Phrase “Long Gun” is Something the SFPD Thinks You Can Handle But the Chronicle Disagrees – Is It Lingo?
Long Gun Serial Robbers Arrested and Connected to George Court Officer Involved Shooting
See? The SFPD just assumes you know that they’re talking about shotguns and/or rifles.
But I’ll tell you, the San Francisco Chronicle considers the phrase to be lingo, based upon the number of times I’ve seen it removed from headlines on SFGate.com
Myself, I think it’s fine phrase….
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