You may have had one of these as a child. In the distant past, my sister and I did.
There was a mouse aboard. The Cap'n was indifferent. My wife and mother in law adamant; it had to go. On this point, they would not capitulate.
"Don't worry; it will all work out." if you hear those words run like hell for the exit.
You may be familiar with the Paul Simon song One Trick Pony. The individual in it has one talent. But it's so good; it's all he needs.
I would have loved to join the Establishment. They did not want me.
My best friend Bill had a favorite phrase that would pop up anytime he'd have to think his way out of some idiot situation he'd into which he'd fallen. He'd have to "cogitate my veritabilities."
I was frequently the recipient of lectures from my father-in-law - the Cap'n.
Life aboard is full of terminology that can confuse even the experienced.
Proteus was known for his ability to escape by changing his shape or appearance. It's a handy skill to have when you need it. On the other hand being Protean to conceal your lack of conviction can brand you as shallow.
Yes. Cat TV is so much better on the big screen