Re: "We won't reach minumum safe distance if we don't leave immediatel
...the "beep, beep, beep" of it backing up?
("In space, no one can hear you beep, beep, beep.")
"If the man doesn't believe as we do, we say he is a crank and that settles it. I mean it does nowadays, because we can't burn him."
— Mark Twain, from Following the Equator