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Informal

1. Not in the regular, usual, or established form; not according to official, conventional, prescribed, or customary forms or rules; irregular; hence, without ceremony; as, an informal writting, proceeding, or visit.

2. Deranged in mind; out of one's senses. These poor informal women. (Shak)

Origin: Pref. In- not _ formal.


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Re: Apology to DNLee

... this magnitude requires that the top individual in this organization contact Dr. Lee personally and convey his or her most profound apologies. An informal email does not suffice. This offense was egregious. An employee may have committed it, but organizations ultimately are responsible for the ...

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by sher
Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:04 pm
 
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Apology to DNLee

It's a good apology, IMO. Forthright, and unqualified. Different people have different communication styles; and that Alan went for an informal friendly style is fine. It's still a good and prompt apology and the right practical steps taken as well. This isn't a complaint, but something that ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:42 pm
 
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Re: Apology to DNLee

... I suspect, did not work for free. :wink: In any event, I am glad that this site has sensible leadership and that this apology was issued, however informal it may be. - B.T. Way

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by BTWay
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:22 pm
 
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Re: Apology to DNLee

As informal as this apology may be, it's a lot better than the "thrown under the bus" tactic of SciAm: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/at-scientific-american/2013/10/13/a-message-from-mariette-dichristina-editor-in-chief/

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by drafterman
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:57 pm
 
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Re: Apology to DNLee

Probably the most informal apology email I have seen. What steps are you taking to ensure such events do not happen again?

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by SimeonBeresford
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:31 pm
 
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Topic: Apology to DNLee
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