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It is accompanied by a cliched video in which a couple's dull dreary day-to-day life is played out from beginning to end - from a hurried breakfast to crashing out at the end of the day - and then - here's the clever bit - replayed all over again, thus portraying the general humdrumness of the minutiae of life.
But there is a humdrumness to business malpractice that simply makes it all less eye-catching than misbehavior by individuals.
Controversies built outside the classroom were occasionally reflected within it; but, usually, school just went on in all its fascination, humdrumness, or misery.