o The Mulligan. A "dire emergency only" phone number kept nonchalantly by the phone.
o The One-Armed Bandit. Perfunctory prayers.
o The Dead Shark. Imaginary, i.e. motionless, "progress".
o The Caspar Milquetoast. Cheering on sweating and weary Christian soldiers from the comfort and safety of the sidelines.
o The Bugs Bunny. "Eh, what's up, Doc?"
o The Short-Sheet. Confining the study of Christian Science solely to the Bible and "Science and Health".
o The Micawber. Confidence that in time something wonderful is going to turn up even though efforts in the direction of spiritualizing thinking have been desultory at best.
o White Lightening. A materialized sense of God and His creation.
o The Tar Baby. Reacting pugnaciously to the claims of sin or aggressive mental suggestion. Duking it out mano a mano with the Adversary.
o The Drive-Thru. Shortcuts along the straight and narrow Way.
o The Tweet. Reducing one's repertoire of Christian Science to a convenient Rolodex of apothegms and bon mots.
o The Pyrite Ploy. Prospecting for anything that glitters.
o The Wedgie. Attempting to succeed with a lite version of the new man.
o Hobson's Choice. Choosing the best among materialism's many delightful offerings.
o Primrose Path Christian Science. . . . ian Science.