Please note that the increment is given based on your contributions and effort that have helped maintain our present level of business operations.
I'm glad that I worked enough to keep the company alive. To write off the overhead costs of keeping me on the payroll. At the rate of things, I guess there is no point to floor the gas pedal. Let's "maintain" the current speed.... Time to turn on the cruise control. Hehe.
P.S.: Let me just pre-empt this-- No LifeBook, I'm not treating you to dinner. :P