The following extracts are perfectly genuine - taken from
letters sent to the DSS (Social Security). Although rather
crude they are written in good faith by the senders:
Our lavatory seat is broken in half and is now in three pieces.
Can you please tell me when our repairs are going to be done as
my wife is about to become an expectant mother.
I want some repairs doing to my cooker as it backfired and burnt
my knob off.
The toilet is blocked and we can't bath the children until it is
The man next door has a large erection in his back garden which
is unsightly and dangerous.
Will you please send someone to mend our broken path as my wife
tripped and fell on it and she is now pregnant.
Our kitchen floor is very damp and we have two children and we
would like a third so will you please send somebody round to do
something about it.
Would you please repair our toilet. My son pulled the chain and
the box fell on his head.
Mrs. Smith has no clothes and has had none for over a year. The
clergy have been visiting her.............
I need money to buy special medicine for my husband as he is
unable to masturbate his food.
In reply to your letter, I have already cohabited with your
officer with no results so far.
I am pleased to inform you that my husband who was reported
missing, is dead.
Mrs. Adams has asked me to collect her money as she is going in
to hospital to have her overtures out.
Sir, I am forwarding my marriage certificate and two children -
one of which is a mistake as you will see.
My husband is diabetic and has to take insolence regular but he
finds he is lethargic to it.
Unless I get my husbands maintenance money soon I shall be
obliged to live an immortal life.
The children have been off school because there is a lot
about and I had them humanised.
Please forward my money at once as I have fallen into
errors with my
landlord and milkman.
You have changed my little boy into a little girl. Will
Mrs Brown only THINKS she's ill, but believe me she is
nothing but a
In accordance with your instructions I have given birth to twins in
the enclosed envelope.
I want my sick pay quick. I have been in bed under the
doctor for a
week and he is doing me no good. If things don't improve
I shall get
I do not get any money from my son. he is in the army and his
regiment is at present manuring on Salisbury plain.
Milk is wanted for my baby and the father is unable to supply it.
Re your dental enquiry. The teeth on top are alright but
those on my
bottom are hurting dreadfully.
I am very annoyed to find you have branded my son illiterate.
This is a lie as I married his father a week before he was born.
I am sorry I omitted to put down all my children's names. This was
due to contraceptional circumstances.
I wish to complain that my father hurt his ankle very badly when he
put his foot in the hole in his back passage.
The lavatory is blocked. This is caused by the boys next
door throwing balls on the roof.
This is to let you know there is a smell coming from the man next
The toilet seat is cracked - where do I stand?