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  • noun Plural form of woodentop.

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Examples

  • The pervasive atmosphere from our government and its woodentops is that we don't matter; decisions that should have people sleepless at night, at the desks of their command posts several hours before an operation, alert, and cracking skulls when it got too loud to think clearly about necessary split-second decisions are left to foppish, power-hungry and spineless morons; who amongst us honestly thought Ian Blair's or any member of our morally corrupt government's first thoughts after hearing this poor young man was shot was anything other than "what are the papers gonna make of this?"

    Jean Charles de Menezes: judicial review to follow

  • Initially woodentops and standard uniform to avoid “inflaming” the situation or giving the wrong “perception” (we’re still Dixon!).

    Be Carefull What You Wish For « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Strange he re-badged, as he used to call us all useless woodentops who couldn't hack it when it got cold - he slept out in - 20°C on Iron Hammer and he called us all pussies for sleeping in a barn.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Strange he re-badged, as he used to call us all useless woodentops who couldn't hack it when it got cold - he slept out in - 20°C on Iron Hammer and he called us all pussies for sleeping in a barn.

    Army Rumour Service

  • “And you decided to come along on your white charger to show the woodentops how it should really be done, eh?

    Deadline for Murder

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