YSABET (ýiz â bèt), noun: One of the lesser-known Anglo-Celtic deities, specifically credited for promoting chaos and disorder in the home. Occasional sacrifices of boiled shrimp, fresh ramen noodles with miso and rare steak were considered useful in dissuading her wrath. Symbol: three ferrets chasing one another in circles around two horrified cats with their paws over their eyes.
The staff look at each other, look at their automail bottle-opener, and prepare to duck.
Al's slightly hollow voice positively echoed with embarrassment but he bravely soldiered on...
She hated being idle; it ranked far above the petty pain of a mere gunshot-wound in her personal list of annoyances.
"Damn well better be--I bought 'em two days ago and I'm not keeling over yet. Got any dry ones on you?"
And when you held your breath, where did you keep it, in your lungs or your mouth or your throat?