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Re: Gainful employment

Posted by Bruce Kahl on April 27, 2005

In Reply to: Gainful employment posted by Dave on April 27, 2005

: What does "gainful employment" actually mean as oppsoed to just employment?

Gainful means profitable.

Working at McDonald's could be called employment.

Working at a sales job with the potential for high commissions could be called gainful employment.