One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used humorously to imply that someone is using a position of influence to help their friends.‘the Old Pals' Act is alive and well in the TV world’
- ‘This is a piece about doing favours for your friends; in other words, it's about operating under the terms of the Old Pals Act of 1898.’
- ‘So, if anyone is looking forward to the French version of the Old Pals Act being repealed, I fear they are in for a long wait.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.