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1‘the foreman was left in charge of the printing works’
supervisor, overseer, superintendent, manager, BOSS, team leader, line manager, controller
British chargehand, captain, ganger
South African induna
informal chief, head honcho, governor, super
British informal gaffer, guv'nor
North American informal ramrod, straw boss
Australian informal pannikin boss
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.