85,000 apply for postman jobs

  sunnystaines 19:32 20 Oct 09
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must be enough now to sack the strikers and get back to normal quickley.

  Kevscar1 19:39 20 Oct 09

get back to normal quickly, you mean late post, missing letters and rubber bands thrown of the floor then

  GANDALF <|:-)> 19:40 20 Oct 09

It is not as easy as that although the applicants must be pleased, better than walking the streets.

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  AL47 19:49 20 Oct 09

sack those strikers!

  kev d 20:04 20 Oct 09

Have the 85,000 applied by post?

  oresome 20:04 20 Oct 09

"better than walking the streets."

It is walking the streets!

  peter99co 20:07 20 Oct 09

I bet a lot of the applications are from people who want to find their lost post themselves.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 21:22 20 Oct 09

My attempt at humour has bypassed you then?

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  wiz-king 21:36 20 Oct 09

It's in the bag!

  AL47 21:40 20 Oct 09

i hope none of the newbies get the sack ;)

  spuds 22:19 20 Oct 09

Funny enough, the local postman and myself were talking this morning about strike action and the statement of 30.000 new posties being recruited.

Then we remembered when untrained 'casuals' who were doing rounds unsupervised, and leaving letters etc at the wrong addresses and locations, with the end results, that some people had to redelivery mail to their neighbours, area district or return same to post boxes.

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