Hismanner was at best off-hand, at worsttotallyignorant.
The other side of Rich, which helpedbalance him out, was that he lovedgoing out and gettingabsolutely mullered, where he would totallylose the plot - Which I presume was a form of escapism from his carefullyplanneddailylife.
It's easy to provepartialcorrectness, but it's not obvious that it is also totallycorrect.
He was totallysmitten by the librarian.
“One person is superstrict and unreasonable, another is just right and another is totallylax,” she wrote.
From her point of view, sexitself, or sexualawareness, is the thief that stoleaway her innocence (which completes the picture of Thomas's totally thieving world).