Regular readers of Trent Tales will be aware of the comic genius that is Shahid Sheikh of
Leicester’s Clifton Packaging. Well, Shahid has been on fine fooling form this month.
Check out this email he sent to Trent: “Politicians really need to wake up and ask themselves are they really helping to develop our once most prosperous country or sowing the seeds of ultimate destruction?
When a businessman borrows too much money from the bank and is unable to keep up with the repayments, the bank takes the facility away and closes the business; or if a family is unable to keep up with mortgage payments, its property is taken away, yet the government keeps on borrowing in the interests of the nation, without any governance?
Doesn’t make sense somehow. “Last week I lent £5,000 to a friend to buy a car and subsequently found out that I was the third-biggest lender in the UK?
“Come on guys. If you are not laughing by now, then I hope the rest of this email will have you in stitches.” He signed the email: “Your number one fan.” Backatcha’, Shahid.