“OLEAGINOUS, adj. Oily, smooth, sleek. Disraeli once described the manner of Bishop Wilberforce as
"unctuous, oleaginous, saponaceous." And the good prelate was ever afterward known as Soapy Sam. For every man there is something in the vocabulary that would stick to him like a second skin. His enemies have only to find it.”
“[Just a few weeks ago, one of Bishop's patients needed emergency gallstone surgery. As the operation was being scheduled, Bishop discovered the patient actually had not been insured under Brown & Toland for more than six months. The out-of-date database, however, showed her coverage as valid.] It was a nightmare, ... We were running around trying to sort out her insurance and get her a doctor.”
“ARCHBISHOP, n. An ecclesiastical dignitary one point holier than a bishop.
If I were a jolly archbishop, On Fridays I'd eat all the fish up -- Salmon and flounders and smelts; On other days everything else. --Jodo Rem”