153 • Meet the team (13)

153 • Meet the team (13)

This tart is your underling, Suki:
She helps us look after the loo-key.
It lives in her drawer
Under spiders galore,
And the cubicle’s also quite spooky.

No young colleague – even if she imposes a Goth’s visual stylings on her work-station, and other purlieux within her ambit – should have to endure the denigration here implied in the choice of the word ‘underling’, nor the childish linguistic register used in describing her meagre responsibilities.

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