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"I think the return of the pterodactyls is a little ominous!"
Tags:pterodactyl, pterodactyls, dinosaur, dinosaurs, extinction, extinctions, extinction of the dinosaurs, ominous, warning, warnings, warning sign, warning signs, understatement, understatements, pterosaurs, the apocalypse, apocalypse, reptile, reptiles, flying reptile, flying reptiles, end of the earth, end of the world, warning sign, warning signs
Stabbed in the Back
"I don't like the looks of this!"
Tags:bad sign, bad signs, worry, worries, worrying, worrier, worriers, ominous, omen, omens, understate, understates, understating, understatement, understatements, bad feeling, bad feelings, big fish, eat, eats, eating, flying fish, dislike, dislikes, fear, fears, fearful, ichthyophobia, monster, monsters
"It could have been worse."
"Memoir, Chapter 1. At times, I think I may have never fully gotten over the death of my parents..."
Tags:memoir, memoirs, superhero, superheroes, trauma, traumas, orphan, orphans, cope, copes, coping, coping mechanism, coping mechanisms, psychology, deep-seated, issue, issues, death, deaths, death in the family, understatement, understatements, understate, understates, understating, parent, parents, die, dies, dying, mental health, mental health problem, mental health problems, work through it, working through it, autobiography, autobiographies, story, stories, personal story, personal stories, confession, confessions, confessional
"Anyway, I bet there's a book in it."
Tags:desert island, desert islands, castaway, castaways, stranded, abandoned, abandon, book, books, writer, writers, author, authors, novelist, novelists, failed writer, failed writers, understatement, understatements, oblivious, obliviousness, positive outlook, positive outlooks, optimist, optimists, optimism, looking on the bright side
"I'm picking up a negative vibe."
Tags:negative vibe, negative vibes, tiger, tigers, mice, mouse, predator, predators, food chain, food chains, priorities, wrong priorities, bad priorities, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, bad vibe, bad vibes, pessimist, pessimists, mistake, mistakes, big mistake, big mistakes, understatement, understatements
"I can hear the nattering nabobs of negativity now."
Tags:nattering nabobs of negativism, vice president spiro agnew, spiro agnew, negative, negativity, the media, journalist, journalists, journalism, fake news, pessimism, pessimist, pessimists, understatement, understatements, bending the truth, politician, politicians, political speech, political speeches, naysayer, naysayers, opposition, the opposition, disagree, disagreeing, disagreement, under react, under reaction, under reactions
"Due to an earlier incident, this train is being held in the station."
Tags:train, trains, public transport, delay, delays, delayed train, delayed trains, cancellation, cancellations, train cancellation, train cancellations, excuse, excuses, making excuses, good excuse, good excuses, unexplained delay, unexplained delays, understatement, understatements, shot delay, short delays, gravity, accident, accidents, train accident, train accidents
"You look nothing like you did through the peephole."
"I thought they were cracking down on jaywalking."
Tags:jaywalking, jaywalker, jaywalkers, crossing the road, monster, monsters, classic movie, classic movies, ny, nyc, new york, new york city, crackdown, crackdowns, cracking down, oblivious, obliviousness, understatement, understatements, destroy, destructive, destruction, law enforcement, pedestrian, pedestrians, film, movie, movies
"A four-star general must be a very good general indeed."
Tags:four-star general, four-star generals, patriot, patriots, patriotism, patriotic, impressive, accomplishment, accomplishments, cocktail party, cocktail parties, man in uniform, men in uniform, introduction, introductions, understatement, understatements, guess, guesses, estimate, estimates, estimating, estimation, very good indeed, genteel, polite, being polite
The Boy who Cried Sheep
Tags:boy who cried wolf, they boy who cried wolf, understate, understatement, understatements, underreact, bedtime story, bedtime stories, allegory, allegories, tall tales, tall tale, ufo, ufos, extra terrestrial, extra terrestrials, u.f.o., alien, aliens, alien invasion, alien invasions, flying saucer, flying saucers, children, child, youth, youths, adolescent, adolescence, backyard, backyards, playtime
"I'm about to enter an area of poor reception."
Tags:reception, bad reception, poor reception, bad reception area, poor reception areas, cement shoes, mobster, mobsters, mob, mobs, mafia, mafioso, hit, hits, whacked, murder, murders, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, mobile, mobiles, phone, phones, smartphone, smartphones, service area, coverage, sleep with the fishes, sleeps with the fishes, understatement, understatements, understating
"Someone here to see you about a merger."
"You're quite uptight aren't you?"
The future: watch your step
Tags:future, uncertain future, uncertain futures, cliff, cliffs, over the cliff, over the cliffs, going over the cliff, watch your step, hazard, hazards, hazardous condition, hazardous conditions, road sign, road signs, understatement, understatements, understate, understates, understating, future generation, future generations
"Well Jenkins... I dare say we should have brought a second flyswatter."
Wordilly Durdillies - Woody Alien
"There's only one cure for insomnia...you need to get more sleep."
'You're really beginning to irritate me.'
"Well, it's not my idea of a blip!"
"...when I say we all make mistakes, I didn't mean you."
"It's definitely dislocated"