Dilbert: Thank you for explaining to me how to do my job, for which I am highly trained and you are not. An observer might be tempted to say only an idiot would do such a thing.
Boss: Is that an insult?
Dilbert: Hey, don't blame me for what a hypothetical observer says.
dilbert: do you mind if i come to work on my vacation days? i hate being scolded for being behind in my work more that i enjoy taking vacations.
boss: it seems i have trained you well.
dilbert: no, i'm just broken.