The episodes conclude with the dates, which usually go badly—often thanks to the men's ineptitude at basic human decency.
His reputation for ineptitude was enhanced when his secret testimony to the special tribunal recently leaked to the press.
This pile of garbage and ineptitude is heading in one direction—toward a long-term crisis very costly to all.
It can just about compensate for any degree of ineptitude when running for office.
Their ineptitude required the seaman to abandon his post at the tiller and man an oar himself.
I repeated, struck by the ineptitude of the remark, and thinking I had heard imperfectly.
To them, in their then ineptitude, what I shall say now would have been unintelligible.
There is a crowd of pamphlets that have come down to us shrieking with the ineptitude of this period.
There's a similar touch of ineptitude (senility, perhaps) in the Memorabilia, ad fin.
Whilst I was in this critical state of ineptitude, my attention was accidentally roused by the sight of a boxing-match.