Perl Skills Test

Paul Tweedy paul at
Wed Sep 28 17:30:09 BST 2011

On 28 September 2011 17:05, David Cantrell <david at> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 04:07:50PM +0100, Paul Tweedy wrote:
>> I know three people (all good engineers) who lost their jobs this year
>> and are struggling to find work, so I find it hard to complain about
>> any sort of adjustment to my salary in the current climate.
> I think that amongst my circle of good engineer* friends and
> acquaintances, someone has been out of work and having trouble finding
> any for *all* of the last ten years, so I am unmoved by their plight.

I'll be sure to let them know.

> And "not able to find any work" usually means "not able to find any work
> that I like and that pays lots of money", so I am moved even less.

!= true I'm afraid. They just have the temerity to not live in (and
are unable to move to) the south east or near a major city.

paul tweedy <paul at>

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