1. This letter of recommendation purports to be from a branch of Cash Converters in Queensland, Australia. It seems to be for someone named “Ryan” with whom the letter-writers are exceptionally underwhelmed.
“In his time with this company Ryan proved himself useless in a wide variety of tasks. His responsibilities included fucking around on on the internet, reading Zoo and facebooking [sic] his friends.
“Ryan was always unreliable and uncooperative. He didn’t get on with customers and staff. Ryan proved himself completely untrustworthy and irresponsible. His wild mood swings and angry demeanor made him a right cunt to the work with
“We were overjoyed when Ryan informed us he was leaving and I hope I never see the cunt again.”
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