plum job

plum job

- Relates to the 1600s British term "plum" for 1,000 pounds, meaning a serious amount of money.
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But the wacky Dublin pair are unlikely to be picked and BBC Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw remains the favourite to land the plum job.
SCHOOLGIRL Analeise Cooper has a plum job in her holidays.
A UNIVERSITY of Huddersfield researcher has landed a plum job on the other side of the world.
YOUNG Paris Brown's foul-mouthed boasting on Twitter when she was 14 has cost her the plum job of Kent Police's Youth Crime Commissioner.
How can it be right that those with influence can have three, four or more highly paid jobs, a final salary pension or massive pay out and still qualify for a plum job in the public sector while other equally qualified individuals are destined to a life on the dole?
And with apathy like that, there's a disturbing chance the BNP's bid for the West Mids plum job may turn out to be more than simple mischief-making.
I concur, as many will, with his complaint about "supportive" bias in favour of Vera Baird in her quest to get the pounds 80,000-plus plum job as police commissioner.
BIG congratulations to Lorraine Kelly, who has landed the plum job of hosting Daybreak.
They helped him write a CV which landed him the plum job at Glenapp.
Meanwhile, the girls, including Pollyanna (pictured), have the week's plum job as they test the very latest in relaxation gadgets at a spa retreat, leaving Jon to head off to the annual Maker Faire in Newcastle to check out some weird and wonderful inventions.
Chris has done a great job as drivetime host, showing after his problems a few years ago that he's grown up and is now a great broadcaster full of interesting ideas, humour and fun, and it's good to see that he's being rewarded with this plum job.
LIVERPOOL jockey Ross Atkinson has landed a plum job as first apprentice to Lambourn trainer Tom Dascombe.