Thanks to the presence of blackface and KKK costumes, her offensive fete went viral and earner her instant infamy.
A $50,000 earner (married, filing separately, as all these examples will be) pays 17.25 percent.
For a $50,000 earner, that meant paying $1,000 a year less in payroll taxes.
Charlie's voice, drink-thickened, harsh, came from a earner of the room into which she could not see until she moved nearer.
Does the power to rob a man of his earnings, rob the earner of his right to them?
At the best the wage is at a minimum, and only the most rigid economy renders it possible for the earner to live on it.
Efter en god Avler kommer en god Oder—After 40 an earner comes a waster.
But to take the earner, is compound, superlative, perpetual theft.
It was more expensive, but it was quicker; and what did a few dollars matter, now that he was the husband of such an earner?
Somehow, as an earner and breadwinner, doing his own work in the world, he was more like an equal with her.
Old English earnian "deserve, earn, merit, win, get a reward for labor," from Proto-Germanic *aznojan (cf. Old Frisian esna "reward, pay"), from *azna "labor" especially "field labor" (cf. Old Norse önn "work in the field"), from PIE *aznon "to do harvest work, serve" (cf. Old High German arnon "to reap"), denominative verb from *es-en- "harvest, fall" (cf. Old High German aren "harvest, crop," German Ernte "harvest," Old English ern "harvest," Gothic asans "harvest, summer," Old Church Slavonic jeseni, Russian osen, Old Prussian assanis "autumn").
Also from the same root are Gothic asneis, Old High German esni "hired laborer, day laborer," Old English esne "serf, laborer, man." Related: Earned; earning.