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Greater Snoreing running out of solicitors

16 April 2012

There were so many clients jostling to visit the solicitors’ offices in Greater Snoreing that the local policeman had to be called to keep public order, particularly among a group of militant elderly ladies who had become convinced that unless they topped up their wills that very day they would die at sundown and all their relatives would be disinherited.

But inside the offices there was a different story as grey (and in some cases green) lawyers in the great legal powerhouses of Greater Snoreing crept exhaustedly over the finishing line from one tax year to the next.

They briefly glanced back nostalgically at all those billable hours that represented last year’s efforts but they had to kiss goodbye to those achievements (or failures) and start all over again on the treadmill.

They would soon be visited by the smiling head of department with her clipboard and persuaded that they could surely bill an extra few hundred hours in the coming year.

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