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Monday, 8 October 2007

Collective Nouns

I thought I would try to assist so that you all know where you are when it comes to interviews. Everyone agrees that these are accurate; use them without fear.

Lawyers: a bore
Silks: an egotism
Circuit Judges: a squabble
High Court Judges: a self-satisfaction
Lay Magistrates: a worry
District Judges (Crime): an irritation
District Judges (Civil): an arbitrariness
Recorders: an ambition
Juniors below 10 years call: an aspiration
Juniors above 10 years call: an envy
Members of Pupillage Committees: a nightmare
Pupillage Applicants: a beg
Pupils: an ASBO (thank you Charon - too good not to include)

All other suggestions welcome.


Nearly Legal said...

Instructing solicitors: a briefness

Charon QC said...

Blawgers? - a pitch?... a case?... an asylum?

Who knows... but one day.... we will be given a collective - (Some may even get an ASBO)

Anonymous said...

And (if we believe all that we read) Criminal Practitioners: a poverty.

Anonymous said...

LLM Students: A cop out.
Someone who can't get pupillage: A paralegal.

Anonymous said...

Someone with a 2.2 : A no-hoper.

Anonymous said...

Pupillage Applicants ( in the alternative) A Whine , A Moan , A Bleat or an Outrage(d) of same, perhaps?!?

Anonymous said...

Some people clearly don't grasp what a collective noun is...