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In April Christina Massey, a Brooklyn-based artist, created Artists for the USPS, an Instagram-driven group that connected amateur and professional artists in pairs, all as part of a move to help support the service.
LETTER-WRITING STAVED OFF LOCKDOWN LONELINESS. NOW IT’S GETTING OUT THE VOTE.TANYA BASUSEPTEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Obviously, given that these are informal cookbooks full of recipes written by amateur chefs, not everything works.
THE JOY OF COOKING OTHER PEOPLE’S ‘SECRET FAMILY RECIPES’AMY MCCARTHYSEPTEMBER 11, 2020EATER
Alex Hill, a Brooklyn-based amateur chef, is bringing people together through social media.
TRENDING NEWS FOR OUR COMMUNITYTANYA CHRISTIANAUGUST 28, 2020ESSENCE.COM
The technical barriers could prevent millions of amateur investors losing their shirts, which is what happened when the 2017 bubble popped.
CRYPTO SOARS AGAIN AS TRADERS EMBRACE ‘DEFI’ AND ‘YIELD FARMING’—BUT SOME SEE ECHOES OF THE 2017 BUBBLEJEFFAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
These amateurs who think they’re experts don’t stand a chance, but do stand a chance of really getting sucked in.
THE ECONOMICS OF SPORTS GAMBLING (EP. 388 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAUGUST 20, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Remember, men’s soccer in England was already well-established, with many levels of professional, semi-professional, and amateur teams.
SHOULD AMERICA (AND FIFA) PAY REPARATIONS? (EP. 426)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJULY 16, 2020FREAKONOMICS
And, to me, one of the biggest differentiators between a professional and an amateur, besides putting, is that pros hit bad shots and they recover twice as well as an amateur, if not more.
68 WAYS TO BE BETTER AT LIFE (EP. 419)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 21, 2020FREAKONOMICS
In the con column, however — I believe it’s in your book — a saying that goes back a ways in, to the military setting, that amateurs strategize, and professionals execute.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
To assist the amateur and collector in this pursuit is the object of the present little work.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
A Cremona Violin is, to a rich amateur, a loadstone that is sure to attract the shining metal from the depths of his purse.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
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JULY 30, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO AMATEUR

  • abecedarian
  • amateur
  • apprentice
  • buckwheater
  • catechumen
  • colt
  • fish
  • fledgling
  • greenhorn
  • greenie
  • initiate
  • learner
  • neophyte
  • new kid on the block
  • new person
  • newcomer
  • novice
  • novitiate
  • probationer
  • recruit
  • starter
  • student
  • tenderfoot
  • trainee
  • tyro
  • amateur
  • nothing to brag about
  • second-rate
  • small potatoes
  • the bushes
  • triple-A
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