March 2, 2007 2:31pm CST
For those unfamiliar, Welfare payments are made in the US to individuals and families with income below a level.The following quotations are taken from actual letters received by the Welfare Department in applications for support of receiving payments 1.I am writing the welfare department to say hat my baby was born two years old. When do I get my money? 2.Mrs. Jones has not had any clothes for two years and has been visited regularly by the clergy. 3.I cannot get sick pay. I have six children can you tell me why? 4.I am glad to report that my husband who is missing is dead. 5.This is my eighth child. What are you going to do about it 6.I am very much annoyed to find out that you have branded my son illiterate. This is a dirty lie as I was married a week before he was born. 7.I am forwarding my marriage certificate and I am forwarding my marriage certificate and a mistake as you can see.
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7 Mar 07
DOG BITES A man walks into a pub and sits down next to a man with a dog at his feet. "Does your dog bite?" "No." A few minutes later the dog takes a huge chunk out of his leg. "I thought you said your dog didn't bite!" the man says indignantly. "That's not my dog."