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chris

7th July 2010, 16:50
Character coming last busy entering a second race (6) -z-e--.
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aljanon

7th July 2010, 16:53
aztecs?
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chris

7th July 2010, 16:57
Thanks Aljanon.
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k

7th July 2010, 16:57
Aztecs -Race...Z (last character) TEC (busy/slang)in A S (second)

A Z TEC S
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jimc

7th July 2010, 17:21
Interesting. I heard of 'tec' as an abbreviation for 'detective' and 'TEC' is probably an acronym for lots of things but I didn't hear of 'tec' as slang for 'busy'. I wonder what subculture it comes from?

JimC
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chris

7th July 2010, 18:14
Busy is a slang expression for the police most commonly used in the northwest e.g. Liverpool.
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jimc

7th July 2010, 18:47
Thanks Chris.

'busy' ≈ 'detective' ≈ 'tec'.

As you may have guessed, I'm not from NW England.

So many slang words for 'police' seem to exist! I wonder if 'police' holds the record for number of slang terms.

JimC
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jim

7th July 2010, 18:51
I think that would be 'referee' JimC
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jimc

7th July 2010, 18:53
Ah yes, with a special sub-category for World Cup referees?

JimC
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