Yeah, I drew a distinction there because from 9 to 5 everyone is fully professional.
The hardest things to do in America when you're poor are get enough food and lose weight.
(now that I’m not on mobile)
My local McD’s is across the street from the welfare office, and it used to be that when I went in for lunch, there were plenty of...well, there’s no nice way to say it, “stereotypical” welfare recipients (low education, poor literacy, short fuse when trying to understand concepts they weren’t hand-held through). Read more
In Seattle, Compass Housing Alliance (a homeless charity that gets funding from the city) has rudimentary banking services for people who otherwise don’t or can’t have access to Wells Fargo or B of A or whoever else because either they have unpaid overdraft closures or just don’t have a way to avoid the $10 monthly… Read more
Less egregious than most, but the town of New Concord (pronounced like the Concorde airplane), OH always bugged me since old Concord (in both Massachusetts and England) is pronounced more like “conquered.”
And further south, Stuttgart (rhymes with "slut cart"), Arkansas.