“Poorly handled” would be the nice way of wording this.
Page 46 panel 1
(Uba’s hand knocking on Lysander’s door)
( Lysander opens it, smiling.)
Lysander: (looking down) Oh.
(Uba holds up finger and opens mouth to scold, is interrupted)
Lysander: (cowering behind door) Look, right now’s not really a good time. I’m expecting someone.
Lysander: Right, you can’t understand me. Erm…
Lysander: (making shoo hands) Erm…
(Uba shocked, then angry)
Voice from behind: *ahem*
(Uba looks up apprehensively)