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Posted By: MartinRyan
03-May-01 - 06:12 PM
Thread Name: Cyril Tawney, Dorset
Subject: RE: Cyril Tawney, Dorset
The phrase "pecuniary disadvantage" reminds me. About twenty five years ago I received a request for a reference for one of my students, on a standard form used by Dublin Corporation (the local authority running the city). The last question always stuck in my mind:

Has the applicant, to your knowledge, ever suffered a pecuniary embarassment?"

I reckon the forms had survived since Irish independence in 1921!