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Discussion in 'English Only' started by FLOWER, May 20, 2009.

  1. FLOWER Senior Member

    MEXICO, DF
    Mexico, DF - spanish
    Hi!
    Can anybody explain to me what ' take silk' and' ' to become QCs' mean?

    Barristers usually specialise in particular areas of the law. Senior barristers ' take silk' and become QCs( Queen's Counsel). They wear wigs and gowns.
     
  2. cycloneviv

    cycloneviv Senior Member

    Perth, Western Australia
    English - Australia

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