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09:24 UK time, Thursday, 3 April 2008

"WANTED: Person to accompany elderly gentleman to the pub" - Notice in Post Office window, Hampshire

WANTED: Person to accompany elderly gentleman to the pub - notice in Post Office window, HampshireGet paid to drink beer. £7 an hour. Having moved into a care home in a new area, 88-year-old Jack Hammond is looking for a bloke he can chat to over half a Fosters. "It's got to be somebody who is not too bombastic," says Mr Hammond. Possible topics of conversation are World War II (Mr Hammond served as a radar engineer in South East Asia) and Preston North End Football Club, says the Daily Mail.
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