“Seb, do you know what schadenfreude is?”
“(sigh) No, I do not know what shaden-frawde is. Please tell me, because I’m dying to know.”
“It’s a German term for ‘shameful joy’, taking pleasure in the suffering of others.”
“Oh, come on. I’m just glad to see them fall flat on their butts!”
So, yes. The unofficial convention Better Than Life 2 (Manchester United 0) is no more. But I have to give them this – why go out with dignity, when you can bitch and moan and whinge instead?