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  • n. items in a spy's pocket (ex. ticket stubs, coins) to make their cover seem more authentic


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  • pocket litter, n.

    The Guardian, 24th May 2015:

    Rigby has a BBC lanyard that he picked up in a BBC gift store, which he wears slung around his neck with the empty ID holder tucked discreetly in his inside jacket pocket. He also collects lapel pins – from the Equity actor’s union, the National Union of Journalists and so on. The espionage community, he points out, calls all this “pocket litter”.

    May 27, 2015