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 n.— «“The Departed” tells of two Irish-American men, each behind enemy lines in the war between Boston police and the underworld. Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a troubled state police cadet (a “Statie” in Boston parlance) with family mob connections.» —“Scorsese thriller is first-rate” by Rob Thomas Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin) Oct. 6, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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