by Wall Street Job Report on August 13, 2012
When 31-year-old Taylor Grey Meyer wrote a hasty email to the San Diego Padres after applying for a job at the franchise for the 30th time in a row, she didn’t know her words were about to set the Internet on fire.
First reported by sports blog Deadspin, Meyer — who has held internships in professional sports over the years — sent an email to the Major League Baseball (MLB) team applying for a job as a ticket seller after being rejected for a series of more prestigious roles. When the team rejected her application yet again and suggested she attend a job fair-like event at the stadium for $500, she decided to take matters into her own hands.
“After careful review I must decline,” she sarcastically wrote in an email to the Padres’ sales manager. “I realize I may be burning a bridge here, but in the spirit of reciprocity, I would like to extend you a counter-offer to suck my dick. Clearly, I don’t have one of these, so my offer makes about as much sense as yours. But for the price you’re charging to attend the event, I’m sure I would have no problem borrowing one.”
Read the full story at Mashable.
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