A call to the office:
Teacher: "Just wanted to report there's a dead squirrel next to the gazebo."
Secretary: "Okay. We'll get the custodian to remove it."
Secretary calls the custodian on the walkie-talkie: "There's a dead squirrel next to the gazebo."
Custodian: "Okay. I'll take care of it."
Custodian calls the secretary: "Where did you say the squirrel was?"
Secretary: "Between the school and the gazebo. Why?"
Custodian: "I don't see any dead squirrels."
Secretary: "Let me call the teacher."
Secretary to teacher: "Where did you see the squirrel? The custodian can't find it."
Teacher to class: "Class, where did the squirrel go?"
Class: "The custodian took it."
Teacher to secretary: "They said the custodian took it."
Secretary: "He didn't take it. He can't find it."
Teacher: "Well, they TOLD me it was dead."
What I wanted to say: "And you called without looking?"