[LMB] R bemused by bemused

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Fri Sep 4 17:04:44 BST 2015


> On Sep 4, 2015, at 9:51 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> A professional man or a clerk would not have considered himself as 
>> ?working for a living?. Assembly line workers do. Jobs that leave
>> one unable to continue working after eligibility for Social Security,
>> do to physical inability I would classify as ?working for a living? or
>> working class.
> 
> The dividing line was whether you were paid a salary, or a wage.

Of course, that excludes someone who farms and sells his crops for a living.


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