"What are all these books on your desk?"
"I'm supposed to be checking them to see if they need replacing or transferring."
"Can you get them done today?"
"No. I'm on the enquiry desk all morning and then I've got next week's timetables to sort out and I'm supposed to be shortlisting for the Saturday cadets' posts."
"Well get them cleared quickly, they're in the way."
Says the man who commandeers the training room whenever he's got paperwork to do because his office is like Krakatoa.