I lived in England for a number of years and found the only people who call British policemen Bobbies were American tourists. The British call them police.
posted on 09/15/2006 8:58:08 AM PDT
(Retired USAF Senior Master Sergeant)
Just a trivia notation on the origin of the term.
Much like the nickname Limeys - sucking limes to prevent rickets/scurvey.
posted on 09/15/2006 2:43:03 PM PDT
(I have no idea how I got here - but I like it and I plan to stay.)
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