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Old 03-25-2017, 04:09 PM
 
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real news headlines from the today's Brockton Enterprise ... lov it!

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Mar 24, 2017
By Cody Shepard
The Enterprise

BROCKTON – As residents walked the neighborhood, police say they would find discarded hypodermic needles and encounter constant foot traffic coming to and leaving the house.

After a three-week investigation into the complaints, Brockton police detectives executed a search warrant at 15 Crowell St. on Friday morning. It resulted in 11 arrests....


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Brockton police raid flophouse, arrest 11 people - News - The Enterprise, Brockton, MA - Brockton, MA
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Old 03-25-2017, 04:25 PM
 
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Yeah, I've heard flophouse, mostly from old-timers but it's a great word (I may have used it myself once or twice on this forum).
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Old 03-25-2017, 04:45 PM
 
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Listening to a police scanner the other day, the dispatcher said a caller was reporting someone in their apartment was " flippin-out". When is the last time someone said " flippin-out"? 1969? Wont be long before "hippe" comes back.
'Hey dude, smoke that wad, purple power man' RIGHT ON!

Than again, all of the above may be just Brockton being Brockton.

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Old 03-25-2017, 05:40 PM
 
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Well, "Dude" has made a comeback so you never know. Brockton does seem to be a bit behind the times.
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Old 03-25-2017, 05:46 PM
 
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Every Fall when everyone turns their clock back 1 hour, Brockton turns it back 10 years.
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Old 03-26-2017, 06:22 AM
 
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In episode 10 of "This is Us," one of the main characters uses the word "flophouse." I hadn't heard it in awhile, either.
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Old 03-26-2017, 07:48 AM
 
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real news headlines from the today's Brockton Enterprise ... lov it!

http://www.city-data.com/forum/attac..._07_36_177.png

Mar 24, 2017
By Cody Shepard
The Enterprise

BROCKTON As residents walked the neighborhood, police say they would find discarded hypodermic needles and encounter constant foot traffic coming to and leaving the house.

After a three-week investigation into the complaints, Brockton police detectives executed a search warrant at 15 Crowell St. on Friday morning. It resulted in 11 arrests....


http://www.city-data.com/forum/attac...1&d=1490479084



Brockton police raid flophouse, arrest 11 people - News - The Enterprise, Brockton, MA - Brockton, MA
Actually they used that term in the first Aaron Hernandez trial.....he had an apartment nobody knew about and it was referred to as a flophouse.
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Old 03-26-2017, 05:08 PM
 
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welcome to the heroin epidemic
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