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"Me Ol' Mucker" is an affectionate phrase used by Inspector Thomas Brackenreid, one of a handful of his catch phrases. It has its origins in England and Ireland where the term "Mucker" is slang for a low labourer who removes muck (waste, debris, etc.) from a mine, stable or construction site, also used for comrades in the trenches of WWI. In Northern Ireland, the term is also slang for a friend or acquaintance.

More often than not, Brackenreid calls Murdoch "Me Ol'Mucker" and calls Constable Crabtree "Bugalugs".


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