Putpocket is the new BuzzWord this week on Macmillan Dictionary.
If you, like me a few years ago, have been pickpocketed in the past, you will welcome the new phenomenon called putpocketing and its perpetrator, the putpocket, or put-pocketer, who instead of taking money out of your pocket or bag will put money in without you realising it. Here is a bit of background to it:
“Putpockets” give a little extra cash
See for yourself in this clip how putpockets operate in practice (and draw your own conclusions about pickpocketing techniques).
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