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When they're grovellingly helpful and never off the phone it's because the housing market is dead and their commission bonuses are at zero.
Seeing the way the wind was blowing, Shostakovich hastily withdrew his Fourth Symphony, then in rehearsal, and replaced it with the rapidly-composed and far more conventional Fifth, grovellingly inscribed "A Soviet artist's response to justified criticism".
But after hearing of the revelations he grovellingly apologised, saying: "I am devastated by the hurt this has caused loved ones.