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plastic plod

plastic plod
 n.— «Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), aka Blunkett’s Bobbies, are apparently sick and tired of being referred to as “Plastic Plods.” Out of deference to their junior colleagues” sensitivities, I am told that proper coppers now refer to them as “Chimps”—Can’t Help In Most Policing Situations.» —“If we’re clawing back pensions, let’s start with Gordon’s” by Richard Littleljohn Mail Online (United KIngdom) Feb. 27, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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