ou may have heard warnings a million times, you may have imagined danger in a thousand details, but just try to recall a saying someone asked you to remember in the face of instant danger, (will you be able to?) just before getting struck by lightening or bit by a snake...
Squat and go up on Your Toes!
Red on Black Okay Jack, Red on Yellow Kills a Fellow!
And I know, it will take a few moments to pull up the
mental index card of the crash position, when I'll only have a jiffy to assume the posture.

It is forbidden to enter the public garden carrying flowers.- Jean Paulhan Les Fleurs de Taebes

Often, the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of. -Mark Twain

Carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop.

di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
...And then work through remembering the Court Jester mnemonic rhyme to which chalice holds the 'brew that is true'.