To bailiff, or not bailiff? That is the question

I was amused – but not surprised – to hear this week that the word bailiff is now being used a verb. Tenants not paying the rent? Let’s bailiff them! (the latter usage is attributable to a FTSE 100 chief exec whose modesty I will preserve).In my innocence, I asked ...

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