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Britain’s Tesco store chain is advertising a job opening that’s never been seen in the country: a Christmas light untangler. “The position will require a friendly, helpful demeanor,” a Tesco spokeswoman says, “oodles of patience, and of course, the innate knack to be able to untangle even the most scrambled of wires.” The successful applicant must untangle a string of lights within three minutes, without breaking any bulbs. (RC/Burton Mail) ...Once laid off after Christmas, they can then try untangling their own lives.
Original Publication Date: 29 November 2015
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