[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] My parents’ generation all had jobs. Today’s workers, lucky creatures that we are, have “roles”. At least we did – until the financial crisis hit.
Writing Topics: job titles
[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] Sometime last year our traffic wardens became “civil enforcement officers”. Actually, there had been an intermediary stage I’d missed when they were known as “parking attendants”. Such inflationary language is, as ever, clearly laughable.