- Ear Worm: "LEFT/LEFT/LEFT a wife and/SEVenteen children in/STARVing condition with/NOTHing but gingerbread/LEFT/LEFT/LEFT-right-LEFT..."
- Magnificent Bastard: MacDuff in The Voice of the Lobster
- The Hogben family also counts.
- Nightmare Fuel: The Twonky
- Values Dissonance: "A Gnome There Was" opens with a bilious attack against the labor movement. (The overall mentality of Kuttner characters is total self-interest, even if the character outwardly seems to be engaged in altruistic pursuits.)
"He thought of the Working Class as a cross between the Kallikaks and the Man With a Hoe... He knew that Labor needed him. He was wrong. What he needed was labor, about eight hours of it a day."
- Less an attack on organized labor and more an attack on the self-absorbed young rich twit who sees himself as 'saving labor' while not so secretly despising the working class. As the story itself says:
- Gallegher's alcoholism is considered comedic both by other characters and in the narration, even though it makes him miserable.