I spent an entire month of my life packing vanilla fudge into cellophane bags. I was a packer of fudge. A person who packed fudge into bags. A 'fudge packer'. The connotations are far from ideal I'm fully aware, but that's what I was! The term 'soul destroying' is an understatement and a not even close to a testament of how head-crushingly mundane and monotonous it was. I no longer eat fudge.
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I tested the temperature of frozen peas for a whole summer. I used to dream about endless rivers of little green balls. Jane, Yate My sister had a summer job on a farm in France throwing small amounts of earth on to trays of organic potatoes destined for the supermarket - presumably in order to make them look more "organic". Chris Cooke, Suffolk I had a summer job as a student squeezing plastic milk bottles for 12 hours overnight to see if they leaked. When they did you smelt of sour milk by the time you went home. Mark Thomas, Manchester