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Sobernow Wed 22-Aug-07 13:30:49

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ledodgy Wed 22-Aug-07 13:32:38

I'll do it but only if there is a mad lady in the attic and your husband looks like Mr Rochester when Timothy Dalton played him.

GloriaMumble Wed 22-Aug-07 13:34:52

mmm Timothy Dalton... Mr Rochester.... mmmm.

THAT series (or was it a one off?) was worth the licence fee

SlimNanny Wed 22-Aug-07 13:36:51

oh great another job on hear

i dont know what a spinstar is is it like a dj questionmark

i dont understand most of what you rote but im a very good nanny

your kiddie winks sound luvly

Blu Wed 22-Aug-07 13:43:04

Your ladyship, my i submit myself for consideration, for i feel i may fit your requirements almost exactly.

With regard to latin and Embrodery, you will find that in my attention to Latin declesions of all kind and in fact declined very little in the employ of my last master. With regard to embrodery, my fingers are well used to many pricks as I have toiled both night and day to relieve both my mistress and master in the duties of this nature.

£7 a year, a corner of a small garret for my bed and a new bodice should mine become ripped would be all that i require.

yours most humbly,


WelshBoris Wed 22-Aug-07 13:45:45


I'll pay you <searches purse> £46.79 if you have lunch with me.

doggiesayswoof Wed 22-Aug-07 13:47:49

MissJaneEyre Wed 22-Aug-07 13:52:21

For the kind attention of Mistress Sobernow,

I am immediately available, having recently graduated from Lowood Institute for Unwanted Cousins.

I will take on your twins, but on the condition that you are confined to the attic forthwith, the better for me to have a proper crack at your husband.

That annoying ringleted bastard Adele will have to go too btw

MissJaneEyre Wed 22-Aug-07 13:53:44

I should have added that as my practical assignment in my Care of the Vulnerable Child at Lowood, I let my best friend Helen go into a terminal decline. So best not let the twins quote too much Samuel Butler at me, just in case.

littlelapin Wed 22-Aug-07 13:54:36

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SlimNanny Wed 22-Aug-07 13:56:15

loook blu adn jane eyre stop stealing my fucking jobs

Sobernow Wed 22-Aug-07 17:45:44

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Sobernow Wed 22-Aug-07 17:47:23

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aloha Wed 22-Aug-07 17:49:42

sadly, in these corrupt and cruel times, fucking jobs are the best a poor but genteel young woman may expect. I believe Mr Sobernow, a man of most disreputable character by all accounts, is a provider of many fucking jobs in these parts.

Sobernow Wed 22-Aug-07 17:55:44

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aloha Wed 22-Aug-07 17:57:26

My dear, you must often find yourself excessively Tired from his Attentions.

Sobernow Wed 22-Aug-07 18:01:05

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Califrau Wed 22-Aug-07 18:19:31

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Whizzz Wed 22-Aug-07 18:23:57

Cali - I'm afraid I've got that one covered see here

EmmaWoodhouse Wed 22-Aug-07 18:25:10

I am willing to offer my services in the field of governess recruitment. I have no small experience having bored the corset off my own governess before palming her off on to an old family friend.

Califrau Wed 22-Aug-07 18:26:24

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donnie Wed 22-Aug-07 18:26:24

I feel I need to stick up for Anne Bronte here who is clearly the governess queen.

Sobernow Wed 22-Aug-07 18:37:35

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aloha Wed 22-Aug-07 18:47:28

Mrs Sobernow, I fear you may be quite Overcome by the Demands placed upon you. You do not seem Yourself. Indeed, is that the Doctor with his trusty Straitjacket I see? For ladies with Appetites are most often best confined amid the Mad, I believe.
Oh, 'tis that your new Governess with the good doctor and looking so yearningly at Mr Sobernow! Alas.

Sobernow Wed 22-Aug-07 18:53:52

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