I did this podcast interview a while ago and I don’t think I shared it at the time.
It’s pretty interesting I think! Put it on while you do the dishes or something, maybe you will be inspired.
'Prove the rule' actually comes from the idea that a king or queen had the legal right to punish criminal offenders -- thus coming down hard on 'exceptions' to the law was proving the power of their rulership. Either that or it's an obscure ELO lyric that became a proto-meme on Laugh-In.