what does this mean"old watchmen—the Charleys" policeman? (the story was in London,)why Charleys?
Aug 1, 2014 12:05 PM
Answers · 1
They were apparently 'watchmen' rather than policemen - old men who couldn't find any other jobs. More like today's low-paid doormen or security guards. There's a definition here: http://www.criminals.lt/page.php?al=charleys
August 1, 2014
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