After returning to the office after the longish period I was away around Worldcon (about a month including the time working from home before and after the trip), I jokingly referred to the pace of change there by saying to one of the other engineers, "I figured that in time I was gone you would have repainted everything purple, rearranged the desks in order of employees' middle initials, and announced a new policy that all documents must be translated into Esperanto.
"What's Esperanto?" said the engineer in question.
"Never mind," I said. My cultural references are not the same as yours.