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badge bunny

A woman who is exclusively or primarily attracted to those who wear a badge on the job, such as policemen or firemen. There is one woman who seems to appear whenever I am out on duty; I think she's a bit of a badge bunny.
See also: badge, bunny

lost-and-found badge

An identification tag worn by armed forces members on a chain around their necks. I kept my lost-and-found badge from the First Gulf War to remind me how tough life can really get. The bodies in the unmarked graves were buried with their lost-and-found badges, so military personnel were able to identify them and repatriate their remains home.
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turn in (one's) badge

To stop working. I can't believe it's time to turn in my badge already—this internship just flew by! My father recently turned in his badge after 30 years at the same job.
See also: badge, turn

lost-and-found badge

n. a military identification tag; a military dog tag. (From the Persian Gulf War.) My father still keeps his lost-and-found badge from the Korean War.
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Although more than 1,200 people faced legal action for Blue Badge misuse in 2017/18, 40 per cent of local authorities in England did not have a policy on prosecutions.
Renfrewshire Council has distributed blue disabled parking badges to 9,213 people.
Being able to park closer to the destination is essential for badge holders and can mean the difference between going out or not."
The badge can be displayed on any vehicle (including taxis and hired cars) in which the blue badge holder is travelling as either a driver or a passenger.
Aaron Ashmore, owner of Etch & Pin, said: "Lady Godiva is perhaps the Coventry icon most known around the world, so it only felt right that we recognise her importance to the city in one of our collectable pin badges."
Jamie Stevenson, who designed a new badge for Ayr United, was given a replica shirt, some merchandise and no doubt enjoyed "the prestige of winning".
Aaron said: "We were overwhelmed with the response tothe first badge, our initial stock sold out in one week, and hope the second badge proves just as popular."
Boxes of badges are sited at more than 7000 outlets throughout the UK with avid collectors keen to get hold of any new designs.
Under caution the driver said that the blue badge was issued to a care home, initially claiming that they had dropped one of the residents there when they had parked the car.
Northside ISD in San Antonio, Texas, has reached the point where teachers ask, "Do I get a badge for this?" when they sign up for tech-oriented PD sessions, says Dana Bickley, an academic technology coordinator at the district.
So, the system--which has 13 colleges, 39 campuses and 135,000 students--created a MOOC where students can earn a badge for learning math contextualized for manufacturing, says Provost William Tammone.
BADGES bearing the Middlesbrough FC logo alongside a poppy are being sold online - but is any money going to the Poppy Appeal?
Wraith Black Badge and Ghost Black Badge will be on familiar turf, with Goodwood House in sight of the Home of Rolls-Royce.