Last week Mary O'Rourke tried to shield herself from the wrath of the pop-eyed ones by voting against one of the get-rich schemes dreamed up by the board.
The ring of intellect and humour alone risks a hollow sound, but the undeniable success of this show lies beyond the volume, in a kind of pitiful pop-eyed self-awareness.
Despite her screeching and giggling and pop-eyed ranting, she sometimes appears quite lucid, wishing simply to confront her own death with things made absolutely clear.
I'm pretty sure that if I ever actually meet Ben Hammersley he'll be a kind of wild-haired, pop-eyed genius type with a pencil behind each ear and a short attention span.
He stops, to stare at the screen, open-mouthed and pop-eyed .
When you think of Hogarth's portraits, for example, a particular kind of slightly pop-eyed vigour comes to mind - better for men, children and servants than fashionable people, and relating strongly to his own character.
Geoffrey Rush, playing the villainous, pop-eyed seadog Barbossa in this enjoyable romp, gives it his best shot, a phlegmy gargle of rage.
The pugs, one gentle-eyed and adoring, the other pop-eyed with indignation, are reminiscent of the diametrically opposed judgments that have dogged Pullman's work, outlandishly exemplified by the Hitchens siblings.
Gone are the previous car's somewhat matronly curves and cute pop-eyed face, blandly attired.
Described as a dark, round faced, slightly pop-eyed , pretty, sweet little ingénue, she sang and danced her way to fame as the eponymous heroine of Irene in 1919.