He was twenty and doesn’t believe it could have been offensive, but anyway his manager asked him to clock out and go home for a “proper” shave. I turn up to my shift and am told a few minutes after clocking in that I don’t look presentable. He took the manager’s words to heart, staying home long enough for a shower and a shave with the works – his face was perfectly hair-free when he returned (an hour later). His manager really didn’t have much to say, since having an argument about what was meant by a “proper” shave really wouldn’t have benefitted anyone (and presumably there were Big Macs to be made). What took you so long?” “You told me to go back home and get a proper shave.