What is a mugshot? and why is it called a mugshot?
The fugitive hijacker convicted murder.
George Wright in a 1963 mugshot.
Photograph: Associated Press
"Mug" is a street-slang term that I am guessing probably arose from the arrival of the Irish in the northeastern USA. Mug was a reference to face or look of person..."you sure got an ugly mug, pal" is a good example. So, the police more or less picked up the term from the streets and it stuck. WB
by Miss M 9 years ago
Who is under 25 here, I am!
by xmetow 5 years ago
Where can I find my mugshot?
by Sherri 8 months ago
When someone called me a dork today, I did a search on what the term means. I was surprised at the results here: derogatory. A dull, slow-witted, or socially inept person. vulgar. The pen*s.Someone who has odd interests, and is often silly at times. A dork is also someone who can be themselves and...
by Efficient Admin 3 years ago
Why do people smile during their mug shot?I see plenty of mug shots of people who are smirking or have a big smile on their face. What is so funny about getting arrested?
by My Esoteric 12 months ago
The five month jobs report is out and Donald Trump saw a gain of 863,000. Impressive yes? Not so fast.Clinton 1st term - 948,000Clinton 2nd term - 1,400,000Bush 1st term - Lost 400,000 going into recessionBush 2nd term - 1,200,000Obama 1st term - Lost millions due to the Great 2008...
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