That's not an apology. "sorry you're offended" is never an apology.
Exactly. It’s specifically called a non-apology. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-apolog...
Try not to do this in a professional environment, folks! It happens a lot which is why I mention it, and it’s a huge problem... Especially if you’re “calling someone out” for responding to criticism in a way you don’t like. It just adds fuel to the fire.
It’s something most people do without realizing it. Try and take a few moments before responding with “apologies” to see if you might be giving a fauxpology because, chances are, you’re response could escalate things. And if you’re entire point is to comment on how someone is already escalating things... Well, you can see the cycle.
No, they realise.
Apparently so since they deleted all of their comments.
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