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For Saturday, December 29, 2012


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 29, 2012

~~<p><strong>A round of Schatz for everybody!</strong></p>
<p>Is it &quot;shots&quot; or &quot;shats?&quot; While the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye never complained about being called &quot;IN-oh-ay&quot; by colleagues and the media, instead of the correct &quot;in-OH-ay,&quot; new Sen. Brian Schatz (correctly pronounced &quot;shots&quot;) should be satisfied to accept any moniker that follows his new title. In a few short weeks, Shots &hellip;, er, Schatz will be elevated from Hawaii's junior to senior senator with the retirement of briefly senior Sen. Daniel Akaka. His swearing-in on Thursday gives him a week's seniority ahead of Hawaii's U.S. Sen.-elect Mazie Hirono and other new senators, who will be sworn in next Thursday.</p>
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A round of Schatz for everybody!

Is it "shots" or "shats?" While the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye never complained about being called "IN-oh-ay" by colleagues and the media, instead of the correct "in-OH-ay," new Sen. Brian Schatz (correctly pronounced "shots") should be satisfied to accept any moniker that follows his new title. In a few short weeks, Shots …, er, Schatz will be elevated from Hawaii's junior to senior senator with the retirement of briefly senior Sen. Daniel Akaka. His swearing-in on Thursday gives him a week's seniority ahead of Hawaii's U.S. Sen.-elect Mazie Hirono and other new senators, who will be sworn in next Thursday. Login for more...



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