Story: Rural language

Job advertisement

Job advertisement

This advertisement calls for a senior shepherd, specifying the need for high-country mustering experience, stockmanship, and a good team of dogs. Farm work vacancies continue to use terms that have been in use for generations, such as single shepherd, shepherd-general, married man and head shepherd.

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Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Economics and marketing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/18627/job-advertisement (accessed 29 March 2017)

Story by Dianne Bardsley, published 24 Nov 2008