Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Citations for scofflaw
“You don't want your kids growing up thinking you're a scofflaw, do you?"
When you go across the border at Nogales Arizona some very severe looking American guards, some of them pasty faced with sinister steelrim spectacles go scrounging through all your beat baggage for signs of the scorpion of scofflaw.
Origin of scofflaw
Scofflaw is a portmanteau that describes a person who scoffs, or mocks, the law. It's been used in English since the 1920s.