Office “cake culture” in which staff bring in treats for birthdays and celebrations is becoming a daily health hazard and should be stopped, experts have advised.
Horrors, eh? Someone might enjoy themselves with a sweetie and a bit of human contact through gift giving. Haven’t they ever read Polanyi?
Can’t have that, ban it!
There’s a certain hankering for the old days really. Even for the times that some chinless wonder on a horse rode up to take all the young men away to kill the Frenchies. Even that was better than this, wasn’t it?