We're arguing with the boss, arguing with each other, arguing with ourselves like
And S knows an opportunity when she sees one.
Boss just looks at her. She smiles and gets to work.
We're all waiting for the explosion.
What I found out later is that it took that long because Boss and HR were trying to figure out EXACTLY how the dress code was being broken.
Because technically it was, but also technically it wasn't.
"We're here," Boss says, "To clear up some confusion about the new dress code."
We're all like
Every single eye in that room turns to S.
Boss continues, "Form-fitting is fine, but not skintight. We don't want to see your pantylines!" and laughs, like it's the funniest line he's ever heard.
We all look at S. We're just WAITING.
She's wearing pantyhose-as-pants.
There's a subtle but noticeable difference.
Boss is pretty mad. He stomps in. Doesn't even bother to pull her aside. Asks her, "Didn't you hear what I said about tight pants?"
All of us: