There are a couple of expressions that might provide some insight into the particular Jerryism I’m about to share.
The first expression, “Cock of the walk,” is usually used to describe a man who acts as if he is more fashionable, important, brilliant, etc., than other people.
The second expression, “As nervous as a rooster in a hen house,” has many variations. No explanation needed, I think.
Yesterday, I shared some art here. One work reminded me of a conversation Jerry and I had before we left Irvine. We were talking about someone at the university who thought quite a bit of himself. He was pompous, arrogant, and rude. Jerry summed things up:
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“He thinks he’s got the biggest cock in the hen house.”