March 28th, 2006

There should be a word...

... for the feeling you get when you hear that someone you never thought much of has died (an ex-colleague from a previous job in this case).
Thesis: "Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee."
Antithesis: But frankly he was a bit of a pompous, self-serving ****
Synthesis: ?

He was very Christian, he used to send round proselytising emails until he was told to stop it.
Apparently, when there was a Christmas 'everyone bring a wrapped present and put them into a box and then everyone take one out' thing, his face when he picked out a bottle of pubic lice shampoo was a picture.