The acting chairman intervened. “For the record, he was on the cover of Time magazine,” quivered Paudie Coffey, looking green around the gills.
“Sorry” snapped Mattie. “What magazine did I say? Oooh sorry. Sorry, sorry. I’ll correct that. I meant to say [looking] like a playboy on Time magazine . . .”
…The damage was done. The image planted. We couldn’t eat a thing for the rest of the day.