I don’t know what I expected. That they would break down and cry perhaps.
But naah. This is how it went.
Me: Okay, I just want to tell you guys, I’ve quit.
Pause. Where I hope they’ll go white and faint.
Them: Oh. Okay. We knew.
Five minutes later. I try another set of people.
Me: Hey, just thought I should tell you, I’ve put in my papers.
Pause. Where I’m hoping, please, please, let them screech and tear their hair in horror.
Them: Ya. We heard.
What the fuck. This place is worse than a sieve. I told two people a week back, and now the whole office knows. Robbing me of my moment of glory.
By the way, I just tried the canteen guy, hoping the tea tray would slip from his hand. But he just nodded and said, “Bahut pehle malum tha.”
Bloody hell, are they all taking classes from Hugh Grant?
Not even one upper lip trembled.