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Olderpreneurs

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Heard on a BBC World Service radio programme about business:

Olderpreneurs

This is, of course, a variant of ‘entrepreneurs’ meaning older people aged 50 or over who set up new businesses.

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Written by Wordwatch

18/02/2010 at 7:27 am

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  1. OK, as long as they’re not feisty about it.

    Michael Farrell

    18/02/2010 at 4:48 pm

  2. Really? Eek!!

    Maggie Manning

    07/07/2010 at 1:01 am


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