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  • noun Plural form of workmate.


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  • But when one of your own workmates is killed and receives less media coverage than someone who is slapped round the face and hit on the leg with a hollow metal stick causing no injury, we start to see the moral battle lines being drawn.

    Policeman killed - NO STORY. Woman slapped - BIG STORY. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • We can't have someone calling his workmates Bastards can we?

    Notice on Language

  • "workmates", and have them show up atop your buddy list in Kopete as soon as your context switches to "work".


  • You can have as many circles as you want (such as one for workmates and another for bicycling buddies and perhaps one for family members) and each time you add someone you want to interact with (akin to a Facebook friend), you have to assign them to at least one circle.

    Larry Magid: Google+ & Facebook: Different Approaches to Video Chat

  • My thoughts are with his family and his workmates. on November 23, 2009 at 2: 28 pm MIDSSC

    PC Bill Barker – Officer Down. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • One of his workmates was won over easily by the lumbering, oafish man who called himself Robert Summers, and offered up some space in his family's home.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Just as for Blake, another London artisan, the form and style of Bloomfield's written poetry was shaped by the songs sung in the theatres, pubs and streets by people of his class — not least his workmates.

    Introduction: Tim Fulford

  • Just as David Cameron and Huw Edwards would have wanted, Anthony and his workmates held a get-together to mark the royal wedding.

    Wealth gap: the moral behind the royal wedding | Aditya Chakrabortty

  • Other highlights include Jerk, which uses glove puppets to relate the crimes committed by US serial killer Dean Corll during the 1970s, and Scottish company Tortoise In A Nutshell, whose The Last Miner explores the inner life of a man who has stayed underground long after his workmates have been hoisted to the surface for the last time.

    This week's new theatre

  • But me being the nice guy that I am decided not to infect my workmates and stay at home.

    2009 April


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