So the joke of last year turned out to have a ring of truth. That one about what's the difference between a plastic surgeon and the chief executive of the Scottish Qualifications Authority. In case you have forgotten, one tucks up your features . . .
The departed Ron Tuck obiously took his cue from the honourable example set by the manager of his favourite football team.
Paul Sturrock at Dundee United threw in the towel two weeks ago when results went against him but is threatening a return in a couple of months.
Where now Ron?