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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 censored in hope of resolving 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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