I do feel, however, that our stockholders will be justified in expecting that those who bore the major responsibility for this venture should now bear the consequences of their negligence.
Of course, he’s nothing but a rotten playboy-still, a fortune of that size is a responsibility, there’s a limit to the negligence a man can permit himself!
The only excuse I can offer for our maintenance department is that the shortage of fuel was not due to their negligence, it was-oh, I realize that you would not know about it and such matters should not take up your invaluable attention-but, you see, the oil shortage last winter was a nation-wide crisis.
Better let me have the prisoner, before anything happens to him-if you don’t want me to report you for negligence, as well as insubordination.
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Please forgive my negligence in not calling you sooner.
The jury found her criminally negligent in the fulfillment of her responsibilities.