Boss: The rumors of a major layoff are completely untrue.
Dilbert: Why did the facilities management people just deliver a huge load of cardboard boxes to the break room?
Boss: You can never have too many boxes.
Dilbert: Why does every box have an employee name on it?
boss: i can't hire you because we already have an employee named carl. it would confuse people, and we don't need that.
interviewee: what about my skills?
boss: people with better names have skills too.