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To take shorts is to take shortcuts...to try and make it in an industry by appealing to authority figures without first receiving respect among your peers.
We gotta walk not crawl or else take a fall /
What used to be just hopes and thoughts /
are now in effect, and we can't take shorts. (Big Daddy Kane, "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now")
by dasmb June 11, 2004