In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He served for various lengths of time as a postman and a telephonist and also drove a bus in the district.
- Pinched-faced telephonists in drab maroon overalls intone ‘at your service ‘over and over again.
- For most of the years she has been involved with the Special Constabulary, Bernice has held down a full-time job as a telephonist / receptionist.
- It took up claims for equal pay on behalf of the women workers - including nurses, catering assistants, domestics, sewing machine assistants, porters and telephonists.
- In July, London's police services could not have coped without the forensic experts, photographers, drivers, radio engineers, the men and women who built the mortuary, the telephonists, cooks and analysts.
- Bill served as a telephonist in an artillery unit and in an intelligence unit in France.
- She learned English so well she became the store's telephonist.
- She was expecting her first child in December and was due to finish work as a telephonist in Manchester two weeks later.
- With this sort of demand upon our telephonists we need to educate the public only to ring us when it is absolutely necessary.
- As the telephonist has classified the call as urgent another duty doctor telephones the patient back within three minutes, in order to determine the seriousness of the situation.
- He went on to say that at one time there were 200 telephonists employed at the telephone exchange in Waterford but now there is not a single telephonist working here.
- They had served in the field as nurses and ambulance drivers and performed military support roles as cooks and orderlies, clerical workers, telephonists, and signallers.
- The telephonist contacted the Police Information Room and a police car was despatched to the father's address.
- Now 170 members of the private hire trade, both drivers and office telephonists, have petitioned the Council to fund the installation of cameras in minicabs and taxis.
- The seminars are aimed at receptionists, telephonists and other front office employees.
- He said: ‘Receptionists and telephonists tend to be very professional so I wasn't surprised at her patience.
- A 21 year old telephonist, known to have Raynaud's phenomenon, presented with swollen right index and middle fingers without discoloration.
- But some 15 percent of staff, including telephonists, medical records, transport and security staff would have their jobs sold off to private firms.
- I was working as a GPO telephonist during the war when we wore earphones and a breastplate that supported a mouthpiece.
- Astonishingly, the telephonist did not ask who was calling and simply put us through to the head of regional targets.
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