"Yesterday, MCI reportedly faced several severed fiberoptic lines running along on the East Coast of the US. Evidentaly the fibers were located somewhere in the Bronx, and, as posted in the ZDNet Article, were able to reroute packet trafic around the area by splicing in fresh lines. Some ISP's were reporting over 88% packet loss. "
If a subordinate asks you a pertinent question, look at him as if he had
lost his senses. When he looks down, paraphrase the question back at him.