Diplomacy is saying things is such a way as to give yourself the largest number of things to say next before having to shoot cannons.
The jiu jitsu diet is where you lose weight by avoiding shitty foods because they make you slow and easy to choke.
Twice this week the cellphone alarm was loud enough to wake the kid and the resulting kicks were strong enough to wake the wife.
Peer reviewed means “I don’t see any glaring errors in how you reached your claims.” It doesn’t mean “I have reproduced your results.”
And that’s why everyone rolls their eyes, dude. That’s why.