Don’t try this in public

Speechwriting, sex, and the CEO: Ryanair boss bollockses it up again.

The only thing worse than a humorless CEO is a CEO who thinks he’s funny. Notoriously tone-deaf Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary was eventually forced to apologize for having opened a speech to the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly thusly: “Addressing such an august body as this reminds me much of making love to the Queen of England—you know it is a great honor, you’re just not sure how much pleasure it is going to be.”

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