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Bakker Bart:: "Een Half Wit, Mevrouw??"

Één van mijn collega's ontving onlangs dit mailtje over een anekdote van een buitenlandse collega, die schrijft: "I recently got a story on the mail from a Scot, a story which could be just as true in either of our countries I suppose.
Here it is, with the hope that our project soon will pass through the “eye of the needle”, and do some good to our rural areas."
The ”Half-Wit” (A person a bit mentally retarded?)
A man owned a small farm in Aberdeenshire. The Department of Work & Pensions claimed he was not paying proper wages to his farm hands (farm workers) and sent an inspector out to interview him.
'I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them,' demanded the agent.
'Well,' replied the farmer, 'there's my farm hand who's been with me for 3 years. I pay him £ 200 a week plus free room and board. There is a lady who cleans and cooks she's been here for 18 months, and I pay her £ 150 per week plus free room and board. Then the…