- Fly in the ointment (Words, Sayings, and Slogans)
"How do you think a televangelist with a pregnant unmarried daughter would pray to his flock? Fly in the collection plate perhaps?"
A "fly in the ointment" is some small problem that spoils something, or else is just a big pain in the ass to deal with. It can be something hidden that's newly come to light, proving all kinds of troublesome. For instance, a televangelist has to give off an air of untouchable piety for his flock to follow him; an unwed, pregnant daughter would not quite fly. Heh.
- 3.12 "There's Got To Be A Morning After Pill"