Quote Originally Posted by ve4grm View Post
Asking the new employee to go fetch a "sky hook" or similar object that doesn't exist, solely to make fun of them for wasting time because they don't know the jargon yet, is still very common on construction sites, in the military, and more. (Whether or not it's a fetch quest, it's the same idea.)
That particular joke may backfire when the individual involved starts dealing with cranes...