In conversation with a small group of the 2010 intake in the early hours of Wednesday morning I was told this little thigh-slapper.
Q: What is the collective noun for a grouping of three or more MPs?
A: A conspiracy.
So spooky it could have been choreographed, up sidled one of the Whips. Any conspiring was quickly averted. The juniors nearly swiped away their cigarettes, like naughty schoolchildren confronted by the deputy headmaster.
But then again, the petty purring of yesterday suggest that it is Cabinet ministers who need more supervision than MPs.
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