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But what if you have greasy, dirty, thinning, quiffed hair?

October 3, 2010 5 Comments

The government has a form that allows you to report a benefit thief online. I would LOVE to have been in the meeting where they came up with the options in the dropdown menus ....

Hair: This is blatant prejudice against people with combovers. More importantly, how do you decide between spikey and spiked hair?

Hair: Where's combover?

Hair: Where's combover?

Build: What the hell is proportionate? Do we need heavy, overweight AND stocky? What about short AND small?

Build: what do these options mean?

Build: what do these options mean?

Eye colour: pink, really?

Pink? huh?

Pink? huh?

Contact lenses: That's him, over there in the contact lenses. The cheat. (H/T Shark SEO). How do you check this? Presumably while staring at his eyes to see if his eyes are pink.

How closely do you have to peer to check?

How closely do you have to peer to check?

Thanks to Gerry White for pointing the form out.

It's also good to see the Royal Opera House still has the most number of options ever for your title when you register. Maybe the government could introduce those options too - I'm sure Dowager Marchionesses and French Ambassadors could be benefit cheats:

M'lady

M'lady

As long as your hair's not greasy.

The Chartered Management Institute has the same issue with its title dropdown:

No French ambassadors

No French ambassadors

While RIAS also likes to cover all bases in its title dropdown - but what if the French Ambassador wants insurance?

Comprehensive insurance

Comprehensive insurance

I think this blog post may have wandered off topic now ...

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