Peter Jay


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Peter Jay

slang A police officer, or the police in general. I can't even walk down the street these days without Peter Jay hassling me for no damn reason!
See also: jay, peter

Peter Jay

n. a nickname for a police officer. You walk straight, or Peter Jay is going to bust you.
See also: jay, peter
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Labour PM Jim Callaghan made son-in-law Peter Jay US ambassador in 1977, adding nepotism to politicism.
There was an even bigger outcry in 1977 when Peter Jay, the son-in-law of Prime Minister Jim Callaghan, took on the job.
Mountfield Chair Peter Jay described 2018 as "another extremely successful year" with both its Mountfield Building Group and Connaught Access Flooring trading units having "traded successfully and provided the group with an increasing volume of business and an active and growing order book."
After his stint as a Birmingham MP, Mr Walden succeeded Peter Jay as host of London Weekend Television's Weekend World politics show.
Peter Jay Shippy's most recent book is A Spell of Songs (Saturnalia Books).
Also on the bill at the Apollo were Ike and Tina Turner, the Yardbirds, Peter Jay and the New Jaywalkers, the Kings of Rhythm Orchestra, Jimmy Thomas, Bobby John and Long John Baldry.
The John Williams Music Collection will be part of the Peter Jay Sharp Special Collections and Juilliard School Archives, which also include the Jennie Tourel, Soulima Stravinsky, and many other notable collections.
Peter Jay, John Jay's father, invested in 7 slave ships delivering a total of 46 enslaved people to the Port of New York between 1730 and 1733.
Two guest speakers, Huda Bin Redha and Peter Jay Tacbobo,who had used DJI Mavic Air prior to the product launch, shared their experiences about the new product.
Matthew began his musical career as a member of Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers before becoming a co-founder of Procol Harum in 1967.
Turns out Peter was the drummer in 60s band Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers.
He has more than enough tales to fill several memoirs from his time as a teenage lead singer with Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers; touring with the Rolling Stones; fronting his own band, Fantasia; skipping the chance to front Led Zeppelin, half a lifetime spent in the USA and contractual wrangles of epic proportions.
One can see the wearying action of that responsibility on publisher poets like Peter Jay of Anvil Poetry, Michael Schmidt of Carcanet Press, and even James Laughlin of New Directions Publishing.
In 1977, Labour premier Jim Callaghan appointed his son-in-law Peter Jay, a Times journalist, as Our Man in Washington.