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    Calling shotgun in the car means you sit up front. Anyone know where this reference came from? The only thing I can think of is a shotgunner takes point and leads (stays up front).

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    It comes from "riding shotgun" on a stagecoach in the old west.

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    Anybody in my passenger seat gets handed my 870... Just in case... Zombies. "Get in, sit down, shut up, shoot all zombies!"

    My girl, Carla, loves to ride shotgun...

    LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by JeffWard View Post
    Anybody in my passenger seat gets handed my 870... Just in case... Zombies.
    Hahahahahahahahahaha!!! Just wait 'til you get pulled over and the cop says, "Ma'am, what're you holding that shotgun for?" She replies, "Zombies. You never can be too careful these days."

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    Ever see a 5'3" 108# blondie light off a 12 Gauge??? Then smile?

    Yes, Officer. She's riding "shotgun".

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    Quote Originally Posted by fivehourfrenzy View Post
    Hahahahahahahahahaha!!! Just wait 'til you get pulled over and the cop says, "Ma'am, what're you holding that shotgun for?" She replies, "Zombies. You never can be too careful these days."
    True, but if the cop is a handgun fan, and most cops are, he's been to this forum and he'll probably go - "Hey! aren't you Carla!"


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    Carla is laughing her ass off and slapping me as we speak...

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glCFfhclrLI

    This is more like a 5'2" 88# blondie, 'cept this one's a sissy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wyatt View Post
    It comes from "riding shotgun" on a stagecoach in the old west.
    Yea, they used to get robbed a lot by thieves, so typically someone with a shotgun would sit up front next to the driver/ horse controller.

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