Tag Archives: etiquette

Illegal gazebo sausage rolls (Rousse)

TPR was so hungry that forgot his manners completely and fingered one of the sausage rolls on a plate inside the gazebo. None of us had permission to enter the riverside property after our long walk, let alone picnic on … Continue reading

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A breach of book group etiquette (Rousse)

I felt sorry for our hostess E when I heard J and D shouting at each other in the next room. They really should have dealt with their disagreements over work at the office before joining our monthly book group … Continue reading

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Breaches in mourning etiquette (Rousse)

Many of the congregation were obviously bored at yet another memorial service. I even saw some relatives of the dead video the proceedings from the upper gallery of the church. Mourning was not what it used to be.

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Poor business etqiuette at Oracle acquisition (Rousse)

Since it was the graduate sales training manager of Edge (an Oracle acquisition) who had dragged me all the way down to London to “discuss possibilities”, he should have understood that he was obliged to turn down my offer to … Continue reading

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Research student disregards authorship etiquette (Rousse)

I took an instant dislike to ST’s new research student, largely because her first pronouncement was centred on who she might consider worthy enough to co-publish with her.

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Questions of etiquette (Rousse)

One friend accidentally copied in a second when he sent an e-mail reply to say that he couldn’t make it to my birthday party – so now she knew that she hadn’t been invited. How could I explain why not … Continue reading

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