The Scene: Four employees of an unnamed publishing company are in a small office on the 28th floor of a high-rise in downtown Kuwait.
The lovely, youthful Lebanese translator is working on translating a panel in an unspecificed comic. She looks up at the Indian copywriter, a young man with a slightly British/slightly American accent who has just entered the room.
"What is Senior Skip Day?"
"I don't know. What IS Senior Skip Day?"
They stare at the offending page and scour the surrounding panels for context. Finally, the American (the new jill-of-all-trades sitting in the corner) interrupts.
"At the end of high school, all the students decide not to go to school on one special day. They do something like go to an amusement park instead. The school doesn't like it."
They nod and smile.
From the other corner, the wizened Egyptian Editor-in-Chief calls for their attention with great seriousness.
"We could have a work skip day!"