Would Be Demigods Have Thin Skins
"Montreal police have asked the city to empower local officers to crack down on insult-hurling citizens - likely with a blow to their pocketbooks.
Mayor Gerald Tremblay said Monday his public security committee is mulling the request to slap offenders with fines, a suggestion first brought forward by Montreal's police brotherhood.
The union wants Tremblay to make it illegal for members of the public to call cops profanity-laced nicknames, or lob jeers, such as "pig" and "doughnut-eater."
"I pick my nose and fling it in your general direction!" Monty Python