Technically they’re my coworkers, and they were being helpful in their own way since they shorten all of my conference calls by at least 20 minutes. Also Ferris Mewler was meowling loudly because he wanted me to rescue him off a counter that he could totally get off himself, and Hunter S. Thomcat was slightly off-camera pushing stacks of paper off my desk while laying on my only pen. THANKS, GUYS.
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