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In the washroom of his London club, British newspaper publisher and politician William Beverbrook happened to meet Edward Heath, then a young member of Parliament. 

Beverbrook had printed an insulting editorial about Heath in his newspaper just a few days earlier.

“My dear chap,” said publisher Beverbrook, embarrassed by the encounter. “I’ve been thinking it over, and I was wrong with what I said in my paper. Here and now, I wish to apologize.” 

Very well,” grunted Heath. “But the next time, I wish you’d insult me in the washroom and apologize in your newspaper.”

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