Why are cops called pigs?
The term "PIG" as it referes to police officers or law enforcement in general comes from the book Animal Farm by George Orwell. In that novel the pigs were the ones on the farm that maintained order among the other animals.
P = Police
I = In
G = General
-Edited by Ronto
Because they think it makes them sound cool. All it really does is show their lack of respect.
The collective nouns for pigs are: a parcel of pigs a herd of pigs a drift of pigs a drove of pigs a sounder of wild pigs a litter of piglets a farrow of piglets a passel of piglets More than one pig can be called swine because the word swine can be both the singular or plural form of this alternate word for pig or pigs, e.g., "How many swine do you have in…