Visions of Modern Britain

Your Employer is auditing the Inter-Office Email system and comes across a personal note between you and a coworker. You are required to stand at the podium in the next sales meeting to read it aloud to your coworkers. The Police knock on your door, and announce that because you and your neighbor have gotten so close, they’re separating you. You must move your home and your belongings to the other side of town, and you may only meet at public places on weekends.

You’re sitting at a booth waiting for a coworker to arrive for a scheduled lunch date. Suddenly a member of upper management sits down across from you and demands your credit cards. When your friend arrives, you just order water and claim you’re not hungry, since he stole your lunch money.

You’re applying for a job and in an unconventional hiring practice, you are made to line up with other applicants, and wait patiently while representatives from two competing companies take their pick from the lineup.

You’re taking your parents out for an anniversary dinner. After you find a table, a waiter tells you that pensioners have a separate dining room, lest they corrupt the younger members of society.

You go to Tesco only to find that since you are 32 years old you must shop at the Tesco for 32 year olds. It’s 8 miles away and they don’t sell meat because the manager is a vegetarian, but your birthday is coming up and soon you’ll be able to shop at the Tesco for 33 yr. olds.

You’d like to learn about Aviation History. You go to the library and check out a book on the subject only to be given a list of “other subjects that you must read about before you are permitted to check out the aviation book.

You’re having a hard time finding what you need in the local Marks & Spencer. The sales lady explains that each item is arranged alphabetically in the store, so instead of having a section for shoes, you will find the men’s shoes in between the maternity clothes and the mirrors.

The BBC announces that anyone wishing to watch the FA Cup Final this year must log on a certain number of hours watching the Horizon before they can be permitted to watch the game.

You apply for a job only to be told that this job is for 29 year olds. Since you’re 32, you’ll have to stay with your level.

In a group project, your boss decides to pair you up with the person you don’t click with. His hope is that you’ll get learn to get along with each other, regardless of how the project turns out.

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Lisa Russel

It all sounds horrifyingly familiar doesn’t it?

It is the sort of thing the murderous Bliar regime comes up with to stop this sort of garbage.

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