A couple of old friends of mine — old in that we've known each other for a long time (in fact, they both were my bosses at various times) and old in that, well, we're old, and let me hastily note that I am older than them lest their defamation lawyers come quickly a-callin' …
Where was I? Oh yeah! A couple of old friends of mine — for anonymity's sake we'll refer to them as Friend 1 and Friend 2 — joined me on a three-day vacation and, because we are internal audit wonks, many of our discussions centered around the theory and practice of internal auditing.
At one point, Friend 1 shocked us by uttering the following phrase:
"I don't have any use for the Red Book."