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    What's his twenty?

    What does 'What's his twenty?' mean? Why is twenty used here?

    "What's his twenty right now?" "He's
    just up the road, in the turnoff to the water tank...



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    Re: What's his twenty?

    Radio codes. Used by police. 10-20 means one's location.

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    Re: What's his twenty?

    This is a great answer. I can't thank you enough, SoothingDave.

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