One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Let all keep it up and hope that the carpers and whingers will see the light and come on board.’
- ‘Inevitably the snipers and the carpers have done their worst to make life uncomfortable for him.’
- ‘Do we really want the carpers and complainers, of whatever creed, to get programmes banned?’
- ‘He, however, has broad shoulders and the skin of a rhinoceros, and an unabated passion for his subject irrespective of the carpers.’
- ‘We don't need any more headstrong, litigious lawyers; we've been groaning under the weight of carpers and cavillers for years.’
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