bduncan writes "RFC-821 and the sister RFC-822 are 30 years old this month. Remembering back to times when it was common to see teletypes for *fast* interoffice communication and a huge email (if you had access) might be anything over 5K." Link to Original Source
A consultant is a person who borrows your watch, tells you what time it
is, pockets the watch, and sends you a bill for it.