He said to me "Have you asked him yet?"
"Asked him?" I parroted. "Asked who?"
"What about?" I asked. It could have been anything.
"I've read your LiveJournal. I know all about you and scarlatti."
Cue my stupid smile. "Ah. The unpaid leave. I'm going to ask him when he gets back in the country."
"Rather you than me", he said.
Memo to self: catch Boss A on a good day.