The Blog has written before to deplore the occasional outbreaks of poor etiquette in the petchem industry (Oops, I am turning into Peter Demetriadi here.) How could readers forget the infamous insult upon this writer's person of the one-coffee lunch? Why only last week the whole ICIS London editorial team was outraged after two editors were invited to visit a large industry player in a pleasant forested location in the south of
An insult to one of us is instantly an insult to all of us. Offence is promptly taken.
The following day it emerged that there had been a misunderstanding, apologies ensued and everyone calmed down. As Mr Punch* says: "That's the way to do it."
*British cultural reference to seaside puppet show, to be declaimed in a squeaky voice.
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