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What do you call someone who builds fences

What do you call someone who builds fences other than maybe "fence builder"? Is there a specialized name for that - maybe even archaic? Example: A smithy smith works with metal (Correction @Chris ...
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Job title spelling

I have a question regarding my job position and its spelling - I develop mobile apps, what would be the correct spelling of my job position to put on my LinkedIn page: Mobile Application Developer ...
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Is there a specific word for pen maker? [closed]

I have searched but all I can find is "pen maker" for someone who makes pens. Is there an alternative like "cobbler" for someone who makes shoes?
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I'm writing an email to an investor. Please help me to improve my sentences [closed]

I am sending a detailed document about our idea, as requested by an investor. Are the sentences correct? Do they need any improvement? As per our conversation yesterday, I am sending you a ...
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How to politely decline to take someone's help? [closed]

So I was looking to take someone's professional service and he offered me a quote. It was too high. So I declined it. Then he offered to give me some unofficial service as a courtesy. All of this ...
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The equivalent of baccalauréat diploma for the Anglo-American educational system

In professional life, it is necessary to know the English way of expressing your level of education. As you know, the baccalauréat is the diploma awarded to those finishing their secondary education. ...
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Word for a far-out archivist? [closed]

Jesus was a carpenter. According to some sources, when his dad couldn't fit a board for a bed, the young Jesus just stretched them to make them the same length. Still, he is called a carpenter. If ...
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Word cluster for jobs where people perform the functions of

What are the words for jobs where people perform the following functions : Classifying things, cataloguing things, annotating things, organizing things. I thought of things like : natural ...
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What's the word for a person who can read lines on a forehead?

Is there a word for a person who can read lines on a forehead? In India, some people can read forehead lines and claim to tell you your future.
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Interjection said to a fisherman/angler for good luck

In some other languages, there are interjections said to a fisherman (especially to an angler) for good luck, other than "good luck!" itself. Is there any in English too? I suppose, "good luck" is ...
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Looking for a gender neutral equivalent for “dairyman”

What would be the gender-neutral version of the term "dairyman"?
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How does a “research scientist” differ from a “scientist”?

I have seen the term research scientist in several job descriptions. Does the qualifier research distinguish a special kind of scientific role, or is this actually a redundant phrase? How can you work ...
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Addressing women with “Sir” [duplicate]

In movies, mostly around military personnel, female officers are sometimes addressed as "Sir" (Sometimes also followed by a "Um, ma'am, sorry..."). What would be the correct usage here if not using ...
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How old is the term “child minder”?

I was interested in finding out when the term child minder was first used.
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What's the word for HTML Coder profession? [closed]

Updated: Graphics Designer would be someone focused on making an awesome graphical image of a Web Page. Frontend developer works on a dynamic application and interaction with sever. There is another ...
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What's another way to say “problem area”?

Looking for some powerful, formal words with a slight negative connotation for a resume/performance assessment. The general context pertains to computer software development. These aren't my problem ...
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Differences between servant, maid, page, and attendant [closed]

In an airplane, the lady attending you is known as the attendant, besides sometimes being called a stewardess or air hostess. What does she do? Just serve you. Then what is that my maid does? ...
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Council, man, woman, or member? [closed]

If a board is called a Council, and those on it are now called Council Members rather than Councilmen and Councilwomen for the purpose of gender neutrality, please explain if there is a difference ...
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“Pitcher” or “Pitchee” when referring to oneself in a submission form

I'm pitching a story to a public broadcaster and the layout asks that I put my name on the top of the form. Am I the "Pitcher" or the "Pitchee", or should I just go with "Name"? "Name" seems too vague ...
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What is the name for a person who raises turkeys?

Some agricultural professions have specific names assigned to them. For example, a person who raises sheep is a shepherd and a person who raises cattle is a rancher. What would a person who raises ...
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Co-Founder, Co-founder, or cofounder?

I've seen all three used and there doesn't seem to be a definitive one that I can find. I'm hedging towards Co-Founder as it's a title, but any clarity would be appreciated. Edit If it makes it any ...
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Should “head teacher” be capitalized, when it's not really anyone's occupation

Basically I want to say from my head teacher, but his occupation is not really that; should it still be capitalized?
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Understanding U.S. President capitalization

I was taught at an early age in the USA that when we write about our President, we are supposed to capitalize the title in order to signify that it's on the federal level. Is it correct to always do ...