he’s got that round his neck expression or saying
He has deeply misunderstood and/or perpetrated a severe tangle
A: He says there’s no need for a deferred tax provision
B: Well he’s got that round his neck
From Ian P, a friend of Mark’s at PW B’ham
Mark – 1980s
Mark Iliff – owner
Could in theory apply equally to women but, whether from chivalry or scarcity of women in 1980s professional firms, there are no known instances.
Ian went on to be top boss of PwC. Mark did not.