Cheers, clapping, whooping and backslapping

It sounds like the Negotiator Awards were a noisy affair this year, with some controversy around the nature of the noise itself. Reports, here, of booing when the HouseSimple picked up the “Online Estate Agent of the Year” award have received a sceptical response from The Negotiator’s editorial director, who heard a cacophony of “cheers, clapping, whooping and backslapping”, but no booing.