It's the forties again and you need to get with the lingo if you want to get hired as a police officer. See how you do with this week's detective slang.
1.WHAT'S THE BIG HOUSE?
D. 2 story house
2. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GET THE BUM'S RUSH?
A. You run to the restroom
B. You get kicked out
C. You get cat tails
D. You get stuck with the bill
3. WHAT'S IT MEAN IF YOU CLAM UP?
A. You eat your fill of clam chowder
B. You eat your fill of clam chowder
C. You stop talking
D. You turn your bowl upside down
4. WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU DROP A DIME?
A. Make a phone call
B. Lose your change
C. Tell a lie
D. Short change someone
5. WHAT'S A HOOD?
A. It's a hooded sweatshirt
B. It's a cop
C. It's a gun
D. It's a crook
1. A 2. B 3. C 4. A 5. D
HOW DID YOU DO?
0-2 correct answers: You need to go back to the academy to brush up on your vocab skills.
3-4 correct answers: You need to let your partner do the talking.
5 correct answers: Congratulations! You're hired as a Detective First class.