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People of different trades and professions

We have got different names for persons following different trades and professions. A few are listed below.

  • People who drive our motorcars - Chauffeurs or drivers
  • People who make law for us - Legislators
  • People who keep our streets and drains clean - Scavengers
  • People who sell us vegetables - Green grocers
  • People who cell us spices, sugar, dried fruits etc. - Grocers
  • People who sell us cloth/garments - Drapers/ clothiers/ outfitters
  • People who sell us sweets - Confectioners
  • People who sell us tobacco - Tobacconists
  • People who mend shoes - Cobblers
  • People who deal in and prescribe glasses - Opticians
  • People who sell us writing materials, pens, pencils, notebooks etc. - Stationers
  • People who dig up coal and iron - Miners
  • People who take us across a stream or river in a boat - Ferrymen

 

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