Being an application of Rule II Part B of Trip's Rules for Living, Subsection B1 notwithstanding
"Trip, we're going to go make breakfast, if you'd like to join us." "As a matter of principle, I must shower and dress first. But I'll see if I can catch up." "Ah. I wouldn't want to disrupt your principles. Or your Vice Principals, for that matter." *nod* "I like to think that my vice has principles too."