This email popped up in my inbox at work and it was too good not to share. GIRS is a trouble ticket system used by the IT department for tracking computer problems that need to be fixed:
In approximately 15 minutes the GIRS production server will be going down for an emergency hardware fix. This fix should take approximately 1 – 1.5 hours. Sorry for any incontinence this may cause, but this is essential in making sure GIRS continues to run.
I laughed so hard I nearly pissed myself.