Supervisor to HM
'HM, I'm sorry to say but all that (horrid work) that was coming your way cannot be done at your level. It has to be done at the boss+ level.'
HM to supervisor.
'Damn, that was a developmental opportunity...'
All hail the work avoided moment. It's a good one. It's up there with ticking the complete box on your Outlook managed task and seeing it vanish from the list.
I clearly need to get out more.