(No fic today, sorry… for reasons of pie. Urp.)
Stay in the Kitchen: Averted in the Empire, where Gender Is No Object. No-one there would think of saying it – and when someone from elsewhere says it, they will have the damndest time trying to get the Imperial to understand what the heck they’re driving at.
And they really won’t like what happens if they succeed.
(“…so, you’re telling me that ‘rip him a new one’ is also a metaphor where you come from?”)