And this is where domestic griffins come from.
Your wild griffin is half eagle and half lion; your domestic one is half cat and half chicken.
Levitation is a lot easier when you are an underwater tentaclemonk; it is also, however, much less impressive. Same goes for using tentacles for yoga poses.
The word slapdash, according to Etymology Online, once was a noun meaning “rough-coat, coarse plaster”. Enough to make me try DIY sometime.
I more or less dreamed of this image (only the things at the bottom had more teeth). A certain Swiss person thinks it looked religious; a certain Vietnamese person decided it was someone holding a toilet bowl above a bunch of really hungry wrenches. Any other ideas?