Journeyman

The OED (228) tells us that a journeyman is a skilled craftsman who works for another. He ranks between a master and an apprentice. We might add that the term is derived from the French word jour for day, i.e., a journeyman is one who is paid by the day. Doesn’t this exciting start make you thirst for further knowledge? Read on.

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A Journeyman Hatter
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