Old Bill


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Old Bill

n
1. a policeman
2. the Old Bill (functioning as plural) policemen collectively or in general
[C20: of uncertain origin: perhaps derived from the World War I cartoon of a soldier with a drooping moustache]
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If it was based on the old Bill then most of it has already gone through a lot of amendments.
This amount used to be written simply as 'late payment surcharge' in the old bill therefore, the thing that I like about it is the way it encourages public to save
Another local resident said his dad told him there was about '20 Old Bill' at the scene.
Universal fame followed when the magazine 'Bystander' published a weekly series of his cartoons featuring his most famous character, "Old Bill", a seasoned Tommy with a walrus moustache, balaclava and a sarcastic wit, and his pals Bert and Alf.
"He is currently in custody." A post on Sinclair's Twitter account on Sunday evening said: "Racist old bill all over the Sinclair residence again tonight.
The former Westminster Road Police and Fire Station, on Westminster Road, in Kirkdale - which also served time as a well-known match-day pub called The Old Bill - is being transformed into 10 apartments.
Artist Bairnsfather's cartoons from The Front, particularly those featuring walrus-moustached soldier "Old Bill", kept morale alive during our darkest hours.
Support comes from Teesside's own 'sinister light entertainment band' Old Muggins, who may even stick their ventriloquist's dummy Old Bill under the mistletoe for a quick Christmas peck.
I KNOW the question that is mainly agitating Old Bill's mind about our new Militia, and that is, "What sort of soldiers would these young men turn out to be if they ever really had to face a war?" He has, I think, a vision in his hand of the difficulties of installing shower baths and billiards rooms in the trenches should there come the necessity to do so.
The Old Bill and Bull Pub in Coventry Road, for example, was built by Worcester County Council (as a police station) as part of attempting to persuade Yardley to remain in Worcestershire.
"People are going to be desperately unhappy when they realise how their money is being The old bill...