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Fnord
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06 Dec 2018, 1:02 pm

Jamesy wrote:
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What sort of trade is your uncle in?
According too my dad my uncle works in “everything”
A "Jack of All Trades" or a "General Contractor"?



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06 Dec 2018, 1:07 pm

Are you good at fixing things----or at putting up drywall or something?



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06 Dec 2018, 1:54 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
Are you good at fixing things----or at putting up drywall or something?



Not really lol



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06 Dec 2018, 2:19 pm

Fnord wrote:
Jamesy wrote:
kraftiekortie wrote:
What sort of trade is your uncle in?
According too my dad my uncle works in “everything”
A "Jack of All Trades" or a "General Contractor"?


The OP is from England. They don't use there term general contractor in the UK, that's an Americanism (or a no-longer-used Britishism). They would say main contractor for private work, prime contractor for government-backed bids.

Regardless, the uncle sounds like a jack-of-all-trades type.



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06 Dec 2018, 10:40 pm

My dad works in construction, does carpentry nowadays & he's pretty friendly. He really likes talking to people when he sees somebody he knows. He doesn't socialize with people a lot outside of work thou unless he runs into somebody he knows while he's out somewhere.


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