Paid in blood
"Do you know where the batteries are?" I asked the accounting clerk.
"Sure," she said. "Do you need approval to get them or anything?"
"I don't think so."
"Not even a drop of blood?" she joked.
"Well, I'll email the appropriate person to let her know I took them, just in case."
"Can you send blood over email?"
"No, but that way she can come prick me in my office."