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10 May
herodotus
baltimoreandme
Colleague P came by my office to chat this afternoon. Then my phone rang. It was Gretchen, one of our administrative assistants. "Hi, [my name] - have you seen Peter?"

Me: [mildly surprised] "Yes, actually - he's right here."

Gretchen: "Can you tell him Jim's looking for him?"

Me: "Will do." [To Peter] "Jim's looking for you."

The fact that Gretchen knew that my office was a likely place to call . . .