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Definition of police



  • added to a standard English word or phrase, to form a phrase meaning people who are rigidly pedantic on the subject in question, and tend to correct others, e.g. "grammar police"; "poetry police".
    I know the poetry police would say that that doesn't rhyme properly, but who cares?
    The grammar police would object to that as a double-negative, but Shakespeare used them, so there.

    Citation from article title, Squandermania blog blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 11 2013. Submitted by Steve H from Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, UK on Jun 27 2012.

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