From scrubbers to calendar girls

Right. This is definitely the last one. And that’s a promise. You’ve guessed already what’s coming, haven’t you? Yes, it’s another semi-naked charity calendar, this time from Viacom Brand Solutions in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer. You know the drill: staff of company remove some or all of kit; charity gets money. Not even the Diary can argue with that.

The Diary can, however, draw readers’ attention to the following comment from an anonymous “source” at VBS: “It’s a good excuse to get the girls who scrub up well into their underwear!”

Now a couple of judiciously placed commas would have made that sentence slightly less rude, by removing the intimation that some of the VBS “girls” do not scrub up well, but the Diary is nonetheless taken aback by the lecherous tone of at least one of the company’s employees.

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