Teaspoons

The village was originally home to 40 staff and their families, as well as the hub of activity for the 1,200 workers who laboured on the dam. Waitaki Dam was the last in New Zealand to be constructed using , as part of a government initiative to reduce the unemployment rate.

3 comments on “Teaspoons

  1. “using tools such as picks, shovels and wheelbarrows” for other perplexed readers.

    Well done the Guardian, somehow screwing up copy and paste. Maybe it’s part of the war on Word?

  2. Waitaki Dam was the last in New Zealand to be constructed using tools such as picks, shovels and wheelbarrows, as part of a government initiative to reduce the unemployment rate.

    If they’d filled the thing in afterwards they’d have created twice the employment!

  3. Never ceases to amaze me how regularly these university educated geniuses manage to fuck things up. It is just a simple matter of checking. Thank goodness the lower orders do somewhat better. You wouldn’t want to drive out of QuickFit & find you’ve only 3 wheels on your car.

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