He starts to put down a pathetic snap mouse trap!
Immediately, I looked at him. "What are you doing? Those things never work! In the 10 years I was in the pest control business, the only thing I caught with those were humans."
He stared at me open mouthed, blinking.
Then I rattled off the various brand names of rodenticide that would work best.
At that point he clearly found himself in front of a superior, and immediately starting writing down his next steps.
Hah! Still got it.