I explained an idiom,
but he brushed me off,
pretending he’d already learned it.
‘Cause he knew it all,
that old Swiss boyfriend.
My greatest victory:
He told a new friend,
“That really peppers my feet”
and thought it was perfect English.
One of my favorite scenes featuring another know-it-all, although apparently he really did know it all, from Monty Python and the Holy Grail:
#20 (Gargleblaster page, with my favorite comments and Gargleblasters from the grid) What is a Gargleblaster? Respond to a prompt in exactly 42 words.