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List of police-related slang terms - Wikipedia

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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. ..... ...

Why are the police called the fuzz? | Reference.com

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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 ...

The Straight Dope: Why are the police called cops, pigs, or the fuzz?

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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 ...

Urban Dictionary: the fuzz

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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 the ...

Why are the police called 'the fuzz'? - Quora

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Mar 13, 2012 ... This account of various terms for the police comes from straightdope.com:- A STAFF REPORT FROM THE STRAIGHT DOPE SCIENCE ...

Does anyone know why the police were called the 'fuzz ...

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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.”

felony drug use disqualification question - Police Forums & Law ...

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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 ...

When Cops Were Pigs - 1968 by Ron Kurtus - Lessons Learned ...

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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.

meaning in context - Why is the movie named "Hot Fuzz"? - English ...

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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, ...

Why Police Officers are Sometimes Called "Pigs" and Why ...

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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 ...