Can you describe your job? The internet is having a go and it’s hilarious

‘I rub two things together, and trade the results for money.’


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(BrianAJackson/Getty Images)

“So, what do you do for a living?” – the dreaded get-to-know-you question.

Sometimes it’s difficult to distil what we do all day every day into a pithy soundbite, but Twitter user and cycling TV presenter Daniel Lloyd wants us all to try.

Twitter responded to his question in droves. See if you can guess what jobs these are…

Something to do with shelves

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This one sounds crude, but isn’t

A very particular profession

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A perilous job

An oddly accurate way to describe dentistry

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Even a student got involved- very sassy

While some responses were easy to guess, others were downright confusing.

How would you describe your job?

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