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houseman

A term of art referring to either a junior houseman in the UK, a pre-registration house office (PRHO) the first year of training after graduating from medical school, now known as Foundation Year 1 (FY1), or a senior houseman or senior house officer (SHO), the second year after medical school, now FY2.
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Police in Dibba, Fujairah, arrested the suspect after receiving a call from the victim's son, who had hired the 20-year-old houseboy, saying his father had been beaten by the suspect.
Enter houseboy dressed like Madagscar, but without shoes.
I first met Stan in 1954, at which point he has described himself as being "the houseboy of Robert Duncan and Jess Collins," meaning by that that he helped them fix meals, do dishes, and slept in the flat below their place.
Indeed, Washington discovers that his passage through life, from his early employment as a houseboy to his admission to Hampton, is greatly facilitated by his embracing of the habits of his white employers and teachers, foremost among them the attributes of cleanliness and routine:
The Chinese people with whom he has contact - the workers in his factory, his houseboy, the whores he secretly frequents - are strange alien beings that hardly warrant a thought.
Plum" is curiously reminiscent of the novel Houseboy by Oyono (Cameroon) and Sembene's "Black Girl," describing as it does white masters and mistresses from servants' perspectives.
So too are the scene-stealing appearances by Hank Azaria - who does voices in The Simpsons - as an outrageously camp houseboy.
This dreamlike tale, translated by Paul Bowles from a tape-recorded conversation, is a loosely autobiographical account of a young Moroccan, Driss, who uses his position as houseboy to a wealthy old Englishman to amass a small fortune and buy a fleet of fishing boats.
This sentiment was expressed by Captain Winterbottom who, with self-indulgence, noted the transformation in his houseboy, Boniface:
Sources told the publication that she is now "bossing Ryan (Sweeting) around and treating him like a houseboy.
gt;> Nagesh Prasad, 38, houseboy, from India - "I have worked with the same family for 19 years and saved enough to build a house for my family in my village and get my older daughter married.
On both occasions when the virus struck home, I have remained unaffected and so has my visiting father, close friends and even the houseboy.