wally: the product i'm developing will be unprofitable for the first none years, but revenue will surge in the tenth.
the boss: didn't you tell me you plan to retire in nine years?
the boss: you will be happily retired before we find out if profits really do surge in year ten.
the boss: that makes everything you say sound suspicious.
wally: numbers don't lie.
the boss: who came up with the numbers?
wally: that's all the time we have for questions.