John Le Carré's Spy Terms
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In an attempt to make spy novels feel more authentic, author John Le Carré is credited with coining a number of terms for his fictional intelligence agency (terms like mole, honey trap, pavement artist, asset babysitter), which have become common terms used in real intelligence agencies.Tiny Fox Lab Facts

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Source: https://www.oregonlive.com/books/2015/11/how_john_le_carre_reinvented_t.html