n00bOption A: make up your own joke along the lines of, "Sounds like ethan's mom might be able to answer that question . . ."Option B: make up your own joke referencing SF lore about (formerly far more active poster) @kwilkinson
I'm friendly with a couple of the HR people at my company. They told me that more than once they've gotten calls from an employee's *coughmillenial'scough* mom after an adverse employment decision, smaller-than-anticipated bonus, etc.