We see what kind of things happen when the Power gets loose (it will get looser and do even more later. This is what us writer types technically call foreshadowing).
“Well, of course they’re worried,” Josh said. “They’re cats, not idiots.”
"I’ve been called practically everything else in the world, in more languages than most people know exist, but this is the first time I have been accused of being a dippy white chick.”
“Where did you find construction guys swapping dirty jokes in proto-Númenorean?”