Man Accused of Flirting for Saying 'My Pleasure' 😲🍰

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Imagine being accused of flirting just for saying 'my pleasure'! 😱 That's exactly what happened to a British man working in Asia, who found himself in the middle of an unexpected workplace drama. After training a new colleague, he received a cake as a thank you gesture. When he expressed that it was his pleasure to help, little did he know that this simple phrase would land him in hot water with HR! 🎂🔥

An International Workplace 🌏

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New Colleague, New Drama 🙅‍♀️

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A Cake and a Contorted Face 🍰😖

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Called into HR 😳

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Flirting Accusation 🚨

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The 'Pleasure' Controversy 😨

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Standing His Ground ✊

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Refusing to Apologize 🚫

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Chick-fil-A Connection 😂

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Grateful for Support 🙏

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Next Steps 💼

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When 'My Pleasure' Sparks a Conflict 😵

In a bizarre turn of events, a British man working in Asia found himself accused of flirting with a new colleague simply for saying 'my pleasure' after receiving a thank you cake. The situation escalated to HR, with the colleague demanding an apology and the man being asked to take a course on interpersonal office relations. With his career potentially on the line, he refuses to apologize and is now seeking support from his manager and senior team. It's a wild ride that has left many people questioning, is 'my pleasure' really that controversial? 🤔💥 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

"My pleasure" is not misogynistic, just an innocent phrase. NTA 😊

aitayeahyouare | aitayeahyouare

American defends innocent phrase, coworker blows it out of proportion 😲

VladimirCain | VladimirCain

NTA. Polite phrase misinterpreted as flirting 😲🍰

fakesmileclaire | fakesmileclaire

"My pleasure" is not suggestive, coworker overreacted. NTA. 😲

BadBandit1970 | BadBandit1970

NTA. Ridiculous reason to report someone to HR 😲

Jiang_Rui | Jiang_Rui

Terrible HR department accused man of flirting for saying 'My Pleasure' 😲🍰

sjonnybgood | sjonnybgood

Misinterpreted interactions lead to HR involvement 😲🤯

Mypleasurethroaway | Mypleasurethroaway

'My pleasure' is an innocent auto-reply, she's the ignorant one. NTA

jojozabadu | jojozabadu

"NTA" - A simple and straightforward response to a workplace issue.

NotHereToFuckSpyders | NotHereToFuckSpyders

"My pleasure" is a professional phrase, not flirting. NTA 😲

OrcEight | OrcEight

NTA. Innocent phrase, no flirting. Office setup prevents misinterpretation. 🙌

squirlysquirel | squirlysquirel

Misunderstood flirtation leads to a southern 'Bless your heart' disaster 😳

Impossible-Bear-8953 | Impossible-Bear-8953

NTA. Chick-fil-a vibes? Flirting accusation gone wrong 😲🍰

snowflakes__ | snowflakes__

Australian defends 'my pleasure' as common and not rude 🙌

km4098 | km4098

NTA, but HR concluded your choice of language was problematic 😕

Responsible_Solid_94 | Responsible_Solid_94

"My pleasure" is a polite response, NTA! 👍

kitkatenthusiast112 | kitkatenthusiast112

NTA for saying 'my pleasure', HR needs to sort themselves out 👍

Britsgirl30 | Britsgirl30

NTA. Cultural wires crossed in a multicultural work environment. 🌍

karenna89 | karenna89

NTA defends innocent cultural expression, shuts down flirting accusations 🙌

Harrypotterfreak23 | Harrypotterfreak23

NTA. 'My pleasure' is friendly, not flirting. Stand your ground! 👏

JCBashBash | JCBashBash

Flirting accusation for saying 'My Pleasure' 😳

DreamingofRlyeh | DreamingofRlyeh

NTA. 'My pleasure' = 'you're welcome.' Manager has your back. 👍

No_Pepper_3676 | No_Pepper_3676

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