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Think your friends call for Shotgun was Utterly BS and can’t find a rule to prove them wrong? 1.1 You Must Say The Word “Shotgun” You must say the word “Shotgun” to stake your claim on Shotgun.
To travel as an armed guard next to a vehicle's driver.
Latterly, (chiefly in the USA) - to travel in a car's front passenger seat. It's from the wild west stagecoaches, which had guards armed with shotguns to protect them isn't it, or was it English stagecoaches to protect them from highwaymen? Maybe that's what people think, but there's no evidence to place this phrase that far back in history, in the USA or England.
Alex Toponce was in the early days the owner of a stage line.
He will probably drive the old fashioned vehicle, while A. Ross, famous in railroad circles as a fearless express messenger and who on several occasions battled with bandits on the plains, will probably ride "shotgun" as he did in the past.
and the guns they used were called messenger shotguns.
Long distance stagecoaches ceased to be used soon after the introduction of the transcontinental railroad in 1869.
The phrase has been used to mean giving actual or figurative support or aid to someone in a situation.
These people will alter their usual behavior and even undermine their own ethics in order to gain the rights to Shotgun.
They do this through legal means, however – such as sprinting for an exit – and therefore they cannot be Voided. 1.5 Voiding Whenever you break a Shotgun rule as stated in this guide, you may be “voided” from receiving Shotgun privileges for that ride.
Definitions include: done in protest of something or someone, where the protestors non-threatening just occupy the space or building in which they are protesting in by sitting on the floor/ground and refusing to move for anything or anyone.
Riding shotgun was used to describe the guard who rode alongside a stagecoach driver, ready to use his shotgun to ward off bandits or Native Americans.