Posts tagged: Apologies
An editor in North Carolina wrote a column apologizing for an earlier satirical column.
Here's an excerpt from his apology.
“I'd intended for Vern to represent a universal hick: a mountain hillybilly in Washington state or eastern Ohio, a cornshucker in Nebraska, a sodbuster in Illinois, all places I have lived and know well.”
Mountain hillbilly in Washington state?
Suppose your routine gets disrupted for one reason or another.
And, as a consequence, you forget to water the house plants for an unacceptably long period of time.
What would you say to them (after giving them all a big drink, of course)?
A) “I apologize unreservedly.” B) “I have made you question who I am and how I could have done the things I did.” C) “Mistakes were made.” D) “It's me, not you.” E) Other.