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Cram had two "rankers" with him when he came, but one had transferred out in favor of Waring, and now his battery was supplied with the full complement of subalterns, -- Doyle, very much out of place, commanding the right section (as a platoon was called in those days), Waring commanding the left, Ferry serving as chief of caissons, and Pierce as battery adjutant and general utility man.
Waring's Peril Charles King 1888
These wines are not made for you or for me, but are made to get high scores from the most influential rankers.
But it's only the lower rankers, the assistant key grips, the second transportation captains, the wardrobe technicians – never the really important people.
Me with upstairs, Em moving four doors down, those one rankers just over the atrium playing switcheroo with the boys in C Wing.
Scrap the one rankers, and put every three ranker on the line.
Three of them were her own: Maura McHugh, Donagh Hanlon, and Brian Whelan, all detective Garda rankers and all okay in their own way, but not exactly shit-hot.
The Priest Gerard O’Donovan 2011
CET has filled top OJEE rankers uptill 1000 GE ranks .. then how come CET is below UCE, Burla??
And this is in no way personal to you or any other senior rankers, its just an observation from me. on February 25, 2008 at 6: 36 pm | Reply Spitting Feathers
Bad Vibrations And The Smell Of Benzine. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG Inspector Gadget 2008
Separately and finally the two high-rankers did put their not-so-stupid heads together, but without any sudden blaze of enlightenment.
The Elvis Latte Allie Dresser 2010
So in addition to having good fortune in life (and getting first digs in heaven) the high rankers get rewarded for their humiliative gesture to god by having others suck up to them.