Recently, I helped a member of a clandestine law enforcement agency with a small matter at one of my offices. He was a very nice man, and, since I was helpful, he gave me a small pin with the agency’s logo on it and said “Here, I’ll deputize you…”
One of my office-mates, who shall also remain nameless, said “Well, congratulations, Barney!”
The pin is on my laptop bag now. And I feel very special.