I dunna like 'tecs, Sir Henry, and I dunna like this one especial.
I'll give you a week—a dear week—to put daylight between yourself and the tecs.'
I didn't tell the 'tecs,' becos they didn't treat me any too well.
"Thought you Tecs got a lot from looking at the scene of the crime," Moore jeered.
I remember going to the old place in Whitehall, years ago, and being shown round by one of the tip-top 'tecs.