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Saying of the Day

A good paymaster never wants workmen

Today: Wed, 30 Jul 2014

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Possible interpretation: An employer who pays well is never short of staff.

Note: paymaster (noun) = a person who pays workers | want (verb) = lack; be short of

Quick Quiz:

"A good paymaster never wants workmen" could be rephrased as "An employer who pays well
  1. always needs workers"
  2. never needs staff"
  3. always has staff"

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