Saturday, January 12, 2019

Fact of the Day: Cop

The English word cop came from the Old French caper meaning "seize". 

8 comments:

  1. I heard it was because of the brass (copper) buttons on the original uniforms. Who knows?

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  2. I have a middle aged friend who still calls them pigs. I bust him every time.

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  3. I always thought it stood for "Constable on Patrol"

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  4. Good God! Aren't they all members of the Trump cabinet???
    Seems that when in a Trump Cabinet meeting, the "cowboys" of Texas don't have to remove their hats?? I wonder do they have to take off their spurs and holsters??
    Maybe DJ may enlighten us????
    Colin
    PS: Trudeau may have to be careful for given asylum to that young
    girl from Saudi Arabia - Turnip Top won't like that!

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