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plod

Brit slang a policeman
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LIKE any community, the global village has its helpful heroes and its dodgy villains - not to mention the Mrs Macks and the PC Plods.
The year was 1962 and TV's PC Plod was about to dump his pushbike forever and roar off in a screech of tyres towards a new world of gritty drama.
An extensive programme of psychiatric rehabilitation has seen my reconnection with reality, the closure of the watch factory and the sacking of PC Plod - though we still occasionally e-mail each other.
That said the journey to Edinburgh was an arduous one for the actor who pre-Morecambe was better known for his equally prestigious (to an audience of pre-teens anyway) turns as the voice of Max in The Tweenies and PC Plod in Noddy on the BBC's CBeebies channel.
The moral of this story is if one morning you awaken And find you have been burgled and all your assets taken Before you call on PC Plod, put a beer can on your drive And before you can say Barry Coppinger, the police will all arrive.
Despite obeying the speed limit, PC Plod still manages to jump out of the bushes and flag you down.
Beat The Star is the latest in their new Sunday night entertainment boost (I'd sooner they brought back that weekend episode of Corrie) and last week PC Plod battled boxing champ Amir Khan for pounds 50,000.
HE'S one of the UK's best loved children's characters - but Noddy's plump friend PC Plod would risk being ousted from North Wales police.
You're not so bad yourself, you reply, before moving on to ask if he is PC Plod and if his partner has any cheap computers because he must be PC World.
They desperately try and find the handbag with the help of some other characters including PC Plod, Robin Hood and Peter Pan but some of the characters are out to cause mischief.
If you claim to have nothing to hide, it may harm your defence quite dramatically if you sneak out the back door while PC Plod is knocking at the front.
How could the bungling deputy chief constable of Grampian Police have become such a successful PC Plod if he hadn't?