Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: The Horsemen

Date: 08 Mar 2009

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    In a message dated 3/8/09 8:53:08 AM, writes:

    > I think it's one of those expressions that seem to exist mostly in 
    > crime fiction and among crime fiction fans. I mean, when was the last 
    > time you heard "shamus" in real life?

    while I certainly don't know it for a fact, I wouldn't be surprised if said police force refers to themselves by such. beats the hell out of "the pigs", which is how I thought of the police for decades. whaddaya gonna do. child of the 60s, yanno?

    John Lau

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