Well, actually there are kind of two reasons, depending on who asks.
Between the fact that your boss never tells you important things and the fact that you never read any email that's marked urgent, no one expects you to know anything. Use that reputation to your advantage.* Phone Calls When you work for a big company, the only way to succeed is by begging dozens of people to do the one thing they hate above all else i.e. People have learned to avoid answering the phone because it's always someone asking them to do work.
This gives everyone an impression that you are valiantly battling an avalanche of work and fighting against long odds to make the company successful.
Or they might just think you're a worthless, inefficient weasel.
Generica - Features of the American landscape that are exactly the same no matter where one is, such as fast food joints, strip malls, subdivisions.
Used as in - "We were so lost in generica that I forgot what city we were in.""I never liked New Year's Eve anyway. I will not be pressured into having fun just because we arbitrarily use a base Ten counting system and a big round number is coming up."Companies that are profitable are usually in the right place at the right time, and that's all there is to it.