Dear Gossip Rags (superficial, go fug yourself, etc),
please stop using "paps" as an abbreviation for papparazzi. I realize in the former case that it is actually Britney Spears who used the abbreviation, but still. Do you know what pap means? Either "something resembling a teat or nipple," or "soft or liquid food," or "a material lacking substance."
At any rate, I keep thinking "pap smear," and that's just gross.