Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of busboy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Second, Mr. Rove's description of "this guy" sounds a great deal like the guy he got elected twice to the White House; the stuck-up old-money snob who slams down too many drinks and ends up giving uninvited back rubs to the wife of the club president, flicks ice cubes at the cleavage of waitresses, and calls the busboys "brotha" just to show he's hip to the jive.

    Stupidities

  • Well sure, if you keep blacks and latinos out of the elite schools, whites and asians are never going to get to know any as individuals — other than as boot blacks and busboys, that is.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Conflicting Rationales for Affirmative Action in Higher Education:

  • And how many workplaces were segregated to the point where, if there were blacks, they worked in the least glamorous, most menial positions, such as busboys, sleeping car porters, bellhops, etc.?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bruce Bartlett’s Attack on Libertarianism

  • And how many workplaces were segregated to the point where, if there were blacks, they worked in the least glamorous, most menial positions, such as busboys, sleeping car porters, bellhops, etc.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bruce Bartlett’s Attack on Libertarianism

  • The that ICE established deportation quotas to meet or exceed last year's deportation rates and required immigration agents to go after undocumented immigrants, such as busboys and nannies, who could be deported more easily and quickly, instead of focusing mainly on immigrants with criminal records, which was the official administration policy.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • He said the diverted tip pool money was intended for and legally required to be given to non-supervisory employees who help waitresses, such as busboys, bartenders and waitresses.

    KTVU.com - Local News

  • At the Boathouse in Central Park, dozens of busboys, waiters and dishwashers refused to work on Tuesday to protest what they alleged were management's attempts to thwart unionization.

    Walkout at Boathouse

  • When the revolution comes, and the chambermaids and busboys and janitors rise up in righteous fury to judge the lawyers and the lobbyists and the CEOs, you will find yourself defenestrated, or at least disbarred, but your husband will see statues raised in his honor.

    What’s Your Problem?

  • The labor dispute between the workers and Boathouse management came to a head on Aug. 9 when dozens of the restaurant's busboys, dishwashers and waiters, led by the union, walked off the job.

    Talks Extended Over Boathouse Flap

  • We will never eliminate the need for maids, janitors, street cleaners, garbage collectors, store clerks, busboys, etc.etc. etc.

    Matthew Yglesias » Jessica Valenti on Anti-Feminists and So-Called “Hook-up Culture”

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