Mudcat Café message #2277551 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: michaelr
02-Mar-08 - 02:55 PM
Thread Name: Folk terminology
Subject: RE: Folk terminology
Just remembered a guitar workshop I attended where the brilliant guitarist Nina Gerber talked about the evolution of her craft and said "...and I turned into a theory nazi".

While this usage may be frivolous, it's pretty easily understood. It's just shorthand.