Of course it's not impossible, but there's no reason to stretch things just to ensure every single word spoken by every single character is always 100% literal and accurate. It's thinking like that which leads to people always assuming characters mean something happened exactly one hundred years to the day every time they say something happened "a century ago."
Exactly . . . as I've said a million zillion times before.
Everybody and his brother has known that since the dawn of time.