The Washington Times and the ‘A-Word’ 4/22/13 | by Max Slowik What do you like to call ’em? MSRs? ARs? Black Rifles? M-Forgeries? I like, and this is an interesting word, maybe it’s new, but I call ’em “rifles.” Natalie Foster of the Girl’s Guide to Guns is, of course, one of three new NRA spokespeople, including Colion Noir and Dom Raso, former Navy SEAL.