Bob woke up after the annual office Christmas party with a pounding headache, cotton-mouthed and utterly unable to recall the events of_ the preceding evening._ After a trip to the bathroom, he made his way downstairs, where_ his wife put some coffee in front of him. "Louise," he moaned, "tell me what happened last night. Was it as bad as I think?" "Even worse," she said, her voice oozing scorn. "You made a complete *** of_ yourself. You succeeded in antagonizing the entire board of directors and_ you_ insulted the president of the company, right to his face." "He's an idiot," Bob said. "Piss on him!"_ "You did," came the reply. "And he fired you." "Well, screw him!" said Bob. "I did. You're back at work on Monday.