The first full phrase I learned how to say was "Go, Pack, Go!". Years later, I'm a stockholder, so watching games with other stock-holding family members are affectionately called 'owner meetings' these days.
The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien: It's fiction that reads like a history book, focusing on the Elves of Middle-earth.
I have a small menagerie, but those who have been on virtual meetings when I work from home have probably heard Felix, the very tiny parrot. Felix is the size of a budgie, and is dexterous enough to let himself in and out of his cage. He likes to sit on my desk lamp while I work and punch holes in post-it notes with his beak.