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On the extroversion detector scale in the questionnaire that accompanies our Quiet feature, I was almost off the scale. (You're not surprised.) When I was seven, at Parents' Evening, my teacher Mrs Tungmore remarked sourly: 'He can't sit still and thinks he knows everything.' My mother, an introvert, wasn't impressed, believing her eldest boy was the first clinical example of ADHD. See. There you go. Nothing I love more than talking about myself.
Maybe I should shut up and give the more pensive introverts around me a chance. One of my most appalling habits is finishing people's sentences for them. Ask my deputy. This is a subject we investigate in …