This is the cause:
This is the effect after pushing the innards of a 25 lb fish down the garbage disposal:
Now for the math lesson: 25lbs of salmon = $10 of Drano + $26 pizza dinner on paper plates + $160(!) Roto Rooter bill. Aggravation level = priceless.
Moving on to English class, today's lesson is literature: Do you know the story of Henry's Awful Mistake? Condensed version: Henry the duck invites ducky cousin Clara for dinner. While he prepares the food he spots an ant in the kitchen. While trying to kill the ant he puts a hole in the wall, breaks the pipes, floods the house etc... We sometimes call Chuck, Henry.
I know, I know, put on your big girl panties and deal with it. Can I knit instead and ignore the whole darn mess?