News reaches Tulkinghorn that Hunton & Williams, soon to be moving into the Gherkin, has had to agree to a clause in its lease that it will not refer to the building as the Gherkin. Even the Gherkin’s own website calls it the Gherkin.
Confused? Perhaps this will help. It’s green, it’s shaped like a vegetable, it’s a bloody gherkin. Deal with it. Unless you’re American, that is, in which case it’s a pickle. Come on everybody, let’s go party in the Pickle!