"I can't pass these invoices. The budget's run out of money."
"What? It's only June."
"Not the Book Fund budget. It's the account for recharged grant expenditure."
[Technically we buy and pay for the books for these projects as usual but pay for them from government grant money, not the Book Fund]
"I thought Mary adjusted that account to pay for this lot."
"You know what she's like. She put in another five hundred pounds."
"But you've got fifteen hundred books...!"
Mary's not in so I did the necessary adjustments so that work could resume. This is a notional budget anyway so I thought bollocks to it and stuck in another twenty grand.