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Shotgun Rider | Women's Racerback Tank Top

$26.95 USD
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Tri-Black

"I GOT SHOTTY!" 


We all know what this phrase means, aka, "don't get in the passenger seat or I'll make your life a living nightmare", but where did it even come from? 

 
After consulting the almighty Wikipedia, we came to find that the expression "riding shotgun", was coined in 1919, and is derived from "shotgun messenger", an old term from the days of yore.  It was later used in print and especially film depiction of stagecoaches and wagons in the Old West in danger of being robbed or attacked by bandits. A special armed employee of the express service using the stage for transportation of bullion or cash would sit beside the driver, carrying a short shotgun to provide an armed response in case of threat to the cargo, which was usually a strongbox.  

And now you know. 

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Details

Fully machine washable and backed by a 100% guarantee. White ink is screen printed onto high-quality, tri-blend, racerback tank tops for a perfect fit.

Material: Tri-Blend (50% Polyester / 25% Cotton / 25% Rayon)

Shirt Color: Black

Sizing: Women's