Saturday, January 12, 2019

Fact of the Day: Cop

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

8 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

Seize they do

Christine said...

Very fitting.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

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

Joanne Noragon said...

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

bobbie said...

I always thought it stood for "Constable on Patrol"

Martha said...

Seems fitting

Kirk said...

Love the Keystone Cops pic.

Huggybear said...

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!