BBC News offers an amusing account of a British Indian diplomat who vexed his superiors with familiarity and verbosity. The article includes original documents, like this bit:
Poor Waris Ali. Read the article. He seems like a jolly good fellow.
BBC News: The official who put ‘Love to Patrick’ on letters to his boss (original documents are linked at the bottom of the article)
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