Thursday, 16 July 2015

Inappropriately proportioned millinery!

I am not sure if this is a local issue or something which "irks" others, but I am plagued by people who send emails and cc'd them to everyone under the sun - and even worse are those who need to "reply to all", almost always circulating the most mind numbing tedium to the entire membership.  

I kid you not; we recently endured a string of emails when the formidable wife of a councillor decided to contact the Council Group Leader, with "cc" to every elected member (of all parties), the entire senior management of the local council, the MP, the membership of the Association Executive Council and dozens of Parish Councillors, to complain that at the Annual Meeting / Mayor Making "A certain councillor who shall remain nameless wore inappropriately proportioned millinery which blocked the view and therefore ruined my enjoyment of the ceremony."  She then went on to suggest that the Mayor's Office "may wish to consider circulating guidelines to avoid future difficulties of this nature." 

The icing on the cake however was the opening line of her email, circulated to 92 people, which read,

"I don't wish to cause unnecessary fuss or draw unnecessary attention
to a matter which may cause personal embarrassment to another, but....."

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