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I am suspicious when people do not take time away cleanly. If they take time out they must do a formal handover, thus putting their work in order and exposing it to a colleague's scrutiny. If there's something nasty in the woodshed, the vacationer will have less chance of keeping it hidden. I recall three who never let their work go. All three ended up being dismissed."
– DoctorG on Poolside working is no longer a sign of importance
"Let me tell you this as an immigrant. When you come to a western country, you become more conservative than your people back home. You latch on to norms and customs that can differentiate you from the rest of the population, which you cannot understand. You start to view some of the customs you would not usually embrace at home as an honor badge."
– LOANDBEHOLD on The burkini row shows the depth of west’s crisis of confidence