Apparently, in the Black Country, there is a saying that anyone swinging the lead
and drawing dole or benefits to which they are not entitled is taking advantage of The Treacle Stick.
PERCY POTTS, Marton * * * * * * I RECENTLY read in The Mirror newspaper that the MoD is spying on our injured troops to see if they are swinging the lead
This is because when one seaman was swinging the lead
, the rest were reefing sails to manoeuvre the vessel and the hard work was being done aloft.
I have been off work for six months with this dreadful illness but I am aware that many of my colleagues think I am swinging the lead
Differentiating between employees genuinely suffering from illness and stress and those more accustomed to swinging the lead
is clearly key to making progress on this issue.
George Graham would be my choice as new boss as he doesn't tolerate players swinging the lead
Any organisation worth its salt should keep a close eye on the absentee levels and have policies in place to make sure that workers are not swinging the lead
There's no electricity and you feel like you're swinging the lead
all the time.
If you believed ISME almost everyone in the country's swinging the lead
- the figure would be nearer 17 than 83 per cent.
Is he swinging the lead
and just having a lazy few days around Bute House?
If a man can have six months away from his workplace he either doesn't have a job in his company or he has been swinging the lead
in the first place.
That's sickened a million punters, and a certain Retief Goosen who suggested that Tiger had been swinging the lead
at Torrey Pines better than he was swinging the club.
The company might be better off spending the half million quid allocated to this project on sorting out who is genuinely sick and who is swinging the lead