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  • n. Plural form of fisherperson.


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  • A small girl in red brushed Ono's leg as she dashed about breathlessly checking the big plastic paint buckets that most of the fisherpersons used to hold their catch.

    What Could It Mean?

  • It doesn't matter to me if we ever catch a fish -- for we are both hopelessly inept fisherpersons who end up laughing like hell while the fish throw the hooks, evade us, and generally kick our collective ass.

    Next Chapters

  • By asking direct questions, we separate the fisherpersons from the bait cutters.

    Hot Prospects

  • The clientele consists mostly of wealthy salmon fisherpersons on their way to the interior to spend $1,000 a day to stand in 35° water up to their groins.

    One of Our Whales Is Missing

  • I don't know what band it was, I'm not a ham, but when we were in Melaque the snowbird fishermen (fisherpersons? some were women) that spend the winter there with their boats had base stations in their RVs and mobile units on the boats and they were all on a kind of party line, chatting back and forth and keeping track of where the boats were and where the fish weren't.

    Using FRS (family relay service)

  • I have heard that some of the fisherpersons contracted by BP to clean up the spill have suffered severe health consequences, including rectal bleeding.

    OlyBlog - 'We Are the Media'

  • For the younger fisherpersons out there, get to bed early tonight so you can be bright-eyed for the JPS Fishing Rodeo that kicks off at 7: 30 a.m. Saturday.

    Jackson Free Press - Breaking News

  • She and her husband Mike, who are both fisherpersons, are tortured by what they are witnessing where they live, fish, work and play.

  • She is only one of a number of extravagantly dressed, 18th-century female fisherpersons seen on the riverside in silks and satins, ribbons and bonnets, rods in hand, who unexpectedly glitter out at us from a new history of the visual representation of fishing in Britain over the past 300 years.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Overfishing, disorder in the concessions for fishing associations and cooperatives, and competition from informal sector fisherpersons are some of the problems faced by the industry, which according to official figures represents 0.8 percent of Mexico's GDP.

    IPS Inter Press Service


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