“She can’t stand the idea that someone’s better than her but doesn’t crow about it.”
“Why should I do that?” said Tiffany, bewildered.
“Because that’s what she’d do, if she was you,” said Lucy, carefully pushing the knife and fork back into her piled-up hair.*

*All witches are a bit odd. It’s best to get your oddness sorted out early.

– saves time |
Terry Pratchett, Wintersmith