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tim steele

20th May 2009, 23:26
Small company salary (5) -C-E-

SCREW fits Small company but why salary?
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the joker

21st May 2009, 00:20
S=small. crew=company.SCREW=salary (slang)
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tim steele

21st May 2009, 08:33
Since when did SCREW mean salary?!
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torvic

21st May 2009, 09:41
Since before I was born 71 years ago!
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torvic

21st May 2009, 09:50
Just checked with Oxford Dictionary, in use as a slang word for wages or salary since 1864.
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the joker

21st May 2009, 17:39
Thank you TORVIC sometimes age has its advantages. In my younger days it was commonly used to mean salary. Just shows how English can evolve over the years!!
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