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thick blue line

thick blue line
 n.— «A new report from the national police academy points to such a lack of intellectual rigour among new recruits that the force is now unflatteringly being referred to as New Zealand’s “thick blue line.”» —“NZ police labelled ‘thick blue line’” by Peter Lewis in New Zealand ABC News (Australia) June 27, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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