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Had to laugh with this item from The Daily Mash

From The Daily Mash

Man discovers he is not qualified for unskilled labour

A 25-YEAR-OLD man was applying for a job as ‘unskilled labourer’ when he realised he did not meet the criteria.

Unemployed Tom Booker said: “I’ve never operated a wheelbarrow before, and even if I pick that up straight away I am not very strong.
“And I wouldn’t be overly keen on moving any pieces of wood that have nails in them because, well, who wants to get jabbed with a rusty nail.
“I could make the tea for them if they wanted. But I’m not really a tea drinker myself though so I’d probably have to google the best way of making it before I made them any.

“I’ve got a film studies degree but that’s not really going to help anyone with anything.”

Booker has since started googling ‘sub-unskilled work’ and ‘non-jobs’.
He added: “It’s no big deal. The zombie script I’m working on is bound to get picked up by a film company pretty soon, so then I’ll be sorted.”

  • That's an interesting way of getting free publicity as an othersolutionless filmmaker.

    3 years ago
  • It seems as though the zombie script is semi-autobiographical.

    3 years ago
  • Oh my!

    3 years ago
  • This isn't real, is it? Surely not.

    3 years ago
    • From my experience and observation Dan, it almost could be! That's why it tickled my funny bone. The Daily Mash is a satirical pretend newspaper; bit like the National Enquirer in the USA, except over here no one is supposed to take it seriously. ;-))

      3 years ago
    • @John Lubran HA!! My favorite trash paper over here is "Weekly World News". Bat Boy is one of my favorite stories, with a lots of "follow up". BAT BOY ESCAPES! They simply don't shy away from writing fiction as news stories.

      I did spit up my coffee on the last line; "so then I'll be sorted."

      We all need a bit of delusion to survive in the film industry, after all!!

      3 years ago
  • Blooming marvellous. It's a script writing itself isn't it?! Thanks John for the share.

    3 years ago
  • "A day without humour is a day wasted"; as somebody whose name I really ought to remember once said!

    3 years ago