Rupert and Wilberforce are made Redundant

Submitted by Inchcock

Monday, 10 October 2011

Rupert and Wilberforce worked together, and both made redundant, so off they went to the Job Centre Plus office.

Asked his occupation, Wilberforce said "Panty stitcher, I sew the elastic onto cotton panties."

The attendant looked up panty stitcher. Finding it classed as unskilled labour, she gave him £90 a week unemployment pay.

Rupert was asked his occupation. "Diesel fitter" he replied. Since diesel fitters was a skilled job the clerk gave Rupert $120 a week.

When Wilberforce found out he was furious. He stormed back into the Job-Centre to find out why his friend and co-worker was collecting more pay than himself.

The assistant explained:
"Panty stitchers were unskilled and diesel fitters were skilled labour!"

"What skill?" demanded Wilberforce!
"I sew the elastic on, and Rupert pulls on it and says, "Yep, diesel fitter!"

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