Many slang terms, often considered offensive, exist for police officers. These
terms are rarely .... the helmet in 1863. The term was used in the title of Hot Fuzz,
a 2007 police-comedy film. ..... ...
No one is certain why the police are called the fuzz. According to The Straight
Dope, what linguists know for certain is that "fuzz" was first used to refer to ...
May 31, 2005 ... Could you tell me more about the words fuzz, pigs, and cops and how they ... The
London police were called bobbies, after Sir Robert Peel who ...
Comes from the fact that a lot of police back in the 60's joined straight of the
military and they brought with them the very short military haircut that gave them
Mar 13, 2012 ... This account of various terms for the police comes from straightdope.com:- A
STAFF REPORT FROM THE STRAIGHT DOPE SCIENCE ...
FUZZ From Kelly Harney: “I have been challenged with finding the origin of the
word fuzz in referring to the police. Haven't had any luck.”
I think if you have done crystal meth or speed as many times as you indicated it
would be irresponsible for a Police Department to offer you a ...
Dec 3, 2012 ... Police have been called many names throughout the years, including fuzz,
coppers, and pigs. They were called coppers as far back as 1846.
Sep 11, 2011 ... So the term Hot-Fuzz links the Hot (=exciting action packed) with Fuzz (=British
term for police). It's like having a show called "Librarian, camera, ...
Mar 26, 2014 ... Why Police Officers are Sometimes Called “Pigs”. Unlike so many other
nicknames for the police, such as cops and the fuzz, this particular term ...