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  • v. To attempt to control the uncontrollable.

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Possibly from the opening scene of Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979). Shepherds are discussing sheep and the topic strays to cats: Can you imagine a herds of cats waiting to be sheared? Meow! Meow! Woo hoo hoo.

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