The Phrase “Long Gun” is Something the SFPD Thinks You Can Handle But the Chronicle Disagrees – Is It Lingo?

Check it:

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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One Response to “The Phrase “Long Gun” is Something the SFPD Thinks You Can Handle But the Chronicle Disagrees – Is It Lingo?”

  1. Einstein says:

    It’s a fine phrase; it distinguishes it from a jort gun.