"Almost" as in fist-already-raised.
The mommy-voice came out. The mommy-voice is a powerful voice indeed. I probably quite embarrassed the student workers, but frankly, I don't give a shit. If you act like you're a particularly poorly-behaved eight-year-old, I will treat you like one, and that includes the use of the mommy-voice and being sent to opposite corners of the room and being forbidden to talk to each other until
I got enough shit to deal with. Y'all do not try to beat each other up in my presence.
I have an adrenaline rush now.