Bertie Wooster’s vocabulary is very esoteric. There’s a partial list of expressions here. Bertie (narrating): It’s not often that my man Jeeves runs into a set of circs. he can’t handle. He’s absolutely topping at dealing with pesky engagements and overbearing aunts. But when my cousin’s fiancée began smashing dinner-tables in one go, I confess… Continue reading Isn’t That A Little Bit Dangerous, Jeeves? 9/60
Narration: We arrived at Brinkley Court in record time. This is the estate of the best of my aunts, who, it must be said, employs the best of chefs. Bertie: What ho, Aunt Dahlia! Dahlia: Bertie, darling! How good of you to stop in. With two hours’ notice. Bertie: I am sorry, but it was… Continue reading Isn’t That A Little Bit Dangerous, Jeeves? 21/60
Narration: Having fended Jeeves off of the tie, I tried to broach the subject at dinner. Bertie: So, Eustace, how did you meet this lovely lady? Dahlia: Oh, Bertie, we’ve heard that story a hundred times. Don’t pester the poor couple. Narration: I hadn’t the foggiest idea what she was on about, but it is… Continue reading Isn’t That A Little Bit Dangerous, Jeeves? 28/60
Narration: The next day I didn’t see Arthur until dinner, and I wasn’t going to make a scene before all of Anatole’s delicious courses had been served. But Jeeves is so impressive that he can commandeer a conversation even when he’s nowhere nearby. Dahlia: Bertram is a bit of a writer, aren’t you, dear? Why… Continue reading Isn’t That A Little Bit Dangerous, Jeeves? 34/60
Arthur: Everybody out! Vampire: Take your hands off me! Dahlia: Come on, Eustace. Eustace: But — but…! Bertie: Go, Walter! Hurry! Walter: Don’t be stupid! I gotta help!
Narration: Fortunately, Mr. Wooster’s relatives soon came to my aid. Jeeves: Bind it securely, but don’t choke him. Dahlia: Yes, Jeeves. Walter: Mr. Jeeves? Hellsing’s team is on its way. Jeeves: Very good. Walter: Is Mr. Wooster gonna make it? Jeeves: Only if he gets a transfusion in time. If not, he will have died… Continue reading Isn’t That A Little Bit Dangerous, Jeeves? 45/60
One more detail: When Hellsing rescued Claude, they were able to use him to track the movements of the vampires who had been sucking on him, in the same way that Abraham Van Helsing originally used Mina to track the movements of Dracula about forty years before. This nuance is, of course, completely lost on… Continue reading Isn’t That A Little Bit Dangerous, Jeeves? 50/60