“I get it” replied Wendy. But before she could say another word the evacuation alarm rang. They all trooped down the stairwell, out through the exit doors, and assembled with all the other building occupants on a nearby grassed area, spilling over into the car park.
“How many people do you reckon are here?” asked Mark. It made for an interesting 5 minute conversation. They decided somewhere between 300 and 1000.
“That’s the problem with estimating” chuckled Wendy, and Justine laughed out loud: “you’re not wrong, but just quietly if I could get my financial estimates that accurate I’d be cheering”. Everyone laughed. A nice little bond was forming between the four of them.