This is Pat.
It was staff meeting time and seating position was vital.
The front row was empty but there was just one space at the back.
He was adamant that neither ‘chatty Becky’ nor ‘100 questions Gail’ was going to beat him to that spot.
A shortened version of the original Latin phrase “Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero” meaning “seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future.”
Commonly used to justify spontaneous behaviour and to make the most out of today, because one doesn’t know if they’ll live to see tomorrow.