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Cheeky tenants add unexpected birthday cake contract clause into their lease

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Was it the work of sneaky law students?

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Two mischievous tenants have taken the Internet by storm this week by making an unwittingly brilliant amendment to their rental lease agreement.

The pair were sent over a copy of the contract by their landlord and — instead of signing it in its original form — decided to sneak in clause 16, which reads:

Lessor shall provide birthday cake for Lessee(s) in the weekend closest to their birthdays, which are June 7 and February 17. Vanilla cake is not acceptable.

And the landlord signed it.

The lease (pictured below) went viral after it was posted on image sharing site Imgur — by a user who goes by GloriousGherkins — late last week. They boast:

My lease came as a Word file instead of PDF. I made a slight change before signing it.

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The identity of the crafty tenants is unknown, but we’re hoping it was the work of two switched on land law students.