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Standards

Posted: Sat Dec 12, 2015 6:19 am
by Erik_Kowal
A worker visits his employer's wages department and brandishes his last wage packet.

"This is two hundred pounds short!" he says.

"So it is", says the clerk, after checking the payslip. "But last week we overpaid you two hundred pounds, and you didn’t say anything".

"Well", says the worker, "I don’t mind an occasional mistake. But when it gets to be a habit, I feel I have to call it to your attention".