- Shrewd and practical in managing or dealing with things
"You handled that in a politic manner."
"Thank you. Could you pass the salt?"
"I mean, I would have gone for glaring, screaming, and throwing things, myself."
"He meant well. That's what counts in the end. And the pepper?"
"Sure, sure. You really are embracing this whole Zen mentality, aren't you?"
"There's no sense in getting upset about it at this point. The deed is done."
"And what a deed it was."
"It was rather ... "
"A Thigh Master! Man alive - he gave you a Thigh Master on Valentine's Day!"
"I was going to say 'It was rather unconventional,' but ... "
"And he's still breathing - that's the impressive part. You are operating at a level I can't begin to understand."
"Oh, don't give me so much credit. I'm not a saint."
"... why not?"
"Let's just say he'll be getting a rather unsavory meal for his birthday."
"You know, that's quite diplomatic of you."
"I think so. Pass the Drano - er, I mean hot sauce, will you?"