Psychoanalyst Ernie and his wife, Cookie -- a TV chef -- have arrived late to a party at their
(Quickly) Cookie dropped her ice bag and slipped against the stove. The hot platter was about to fall on her, so I lifted it up. Then I dropped it on the table and it broke the water pitcher and the glass shattered on her arm and she’s bleeding like hell. I got a dish towel on her wrist and I propped her up against a cabinet. But I need some bandages for her arm and some ointment for my fingers. I never saw anything happen so fast.
Simon, Neil. Rumors Samuel French Acting Edition, p.40