Suicide by Cop

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Mon Feb 6 03:35:16 UTC 2006

On Sun, Feb 05, 2006 at 10:34:33PM -0500, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
> Indeed, so well established is the expression that it has even made
> it into the Oxford English Dictionary, which entered it in September
> 2004.

(Though John Baker's 1988 example antedates by one year the
OED's entry.)

Jesse Sheidlower

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