Anorak | Type Caste

Type Caste

by | 19th, August 2004

‘PLEASE excuse any disruption to our usually impeccable service, but as part of our drive to streamline, Anorak is now being produced in India.

Anorak Towers (Mumbai)

From today, all the letters, death threats and underwear that arrive by the sackload at our office each day will be processed by Mr Tendulkar and his crack team.

So pardon us if our staff fail to know who Jordan is and resort to looking her up in an atlas.

Be patient while Sunita baulks at the idea of anyone insulting Lisa Riley, what with the sacredness of cows in her land.

Chortle politely when you learn that in some parts of the sub-continent ‘Kilroy-Silk’ is a colloquial term for a guru’s orange robes.

Indeed, think yourself lucky that you’re not ill and our team aren’t typing up your case notes.

As the Mail reports (‘Dear Dr, your patient’s had a bolony amputation’), patients are being placed at risk because some hospitals are having medical letters to be typed in India.

Such is the shortage of secretaries willing to work for £1 a day that jobs which should be going to British drones are being sent 5,000 miles away.

And mistakes are being made. The Association Of Medial Secretaries says it

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