Reply to post:

Gavin Patterson's gravy train keeps on rolling as former BT boss tossed two more sinecures

RayG

I'll admit to finding your claim surprising, since the term has its origin as a description of a certain kind of church office. And defamatory? It's a traditional term for a non-job and carries a hint of disapproval, but that's not really defamation.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY TECH NEWSLETTER

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2020