Friday, November 6, 2009

Letters of Complaint to Durban Council

I always suspected that working for the Council had to have a lighter side to it; today’s blog post definitely serves as evidence of this.

Before we get into the nitty gritty, you would be interested to know that this was forwarded to us by a colleague on the inside, so there is every reason to believe it’s factual.

Here goes …….

Authentic Snippets from letters of complaint to Durban Council:
  1. My bush is really overgrown round the front and my back passage has fungus growing in it.
  2. He has this huge tool that vibrates the whole house and I just can't take it anymore.
  3. It's the dogs mess that I find hard to swallow.
  4. I want some repairs done to my cooker as it has backfired and burnt my knob off.
  5. I wish to complain that my father hurt his ankle very badly when he put his foot in the hole in his back passage.
  6. And their 18 year old son is continually banging his balls against my fence.
  7. I wish to report that tiles are missing from the outside toilet roof. I think it was a bad wind the other night that blew them off.
  8. My lavatory seat is cracked, where do I stand?
  9. I am writing on behalf of my sink, which is coming away from the wall.
  10. Will you please send someone to mend the garden path. My wife tripped and fell on it yesterday and now she's pregnant.
  11. I request permission to remove my drawers in the kitchen.
  12. 50% of the walls are damp, 50% have crumbling plaster and 50% are plain filthy.
  13. I am still having problems with smoke in my new drawers.
  14. The toilet is blocked and we cannot bath the children until it is cleared.
  15. Will you please send a man to look at my water, it is a funny colour and not fit to drink.
  16. Our lavatory has broken in half and is now in three pieces.
  17. I want to complain about the farmer across the road, every morning at 6am his c*ck wakes me up and it's now getting to much for me.
  18. The man next door has a large erection in the back garden, which is unsightly and dangerous.
  19. Our kitchen floor is damp. We have two children and would like a third so please send someone round to do something about it.
  20. I am a single woman living in a downstairs flat and would you please do something about the noise made by the man on top of me every night.
  21. Please send a man with the right tool to finish the job and satisfy my wife.
  22. I have had a clerk of works down on the floor six times but I still have no satisfaction.
  23. This is to let you know that our lavatory seat is broke and we can't get SABC2.
Who would want to work for the Council!

Ernest Roper

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