When the final month of the year rolls around it can either bring with it the best of times or the most embarrassing of times. We're putting our money on the latter. Because when the boss's bar tab comes out, so do the pained conversations with what's-his-name from the other side of the office or the stragglers' (we're looking at you) undignified dash for the last dregs of booze. Here are the most five awkward moments that can plague the Xmas party.
Top five awkward moments at the Christmas party
Sure, the promise of free booze from your boss is irresistible. But just how awkward a predicament will it land you in?
Awkward Christmas party moments
2. Inappropriate smooching
3. The boss wants to dance
Deep down, your CEO is just like you. Sure, your annual salary’s what they spend on their monthly botox sesh, but they have a bloody good laugh outside of the office. At the Christmas party, they’re going to prove it to you – whether you like it or not. It will go like this:
a) They decide that they don’t like the music and spend a while making jokes about who is paying the DJs’ wages. These, clearly, are not really jokes.
b) Jean from marketing attempts to earn a promotion by informing the DJ that the boss wants them to play ‘a bit of Madonna’. They will deliver this with the kind of meaningful tone that suggests the boss is Don Corleone and that he has just ordered a fresh batch of horses’ heads.
c) This happens:
4. You go back to someone’s flat
5. You have no idea who this person is
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