someone who you can never get hold of when you need them.
*Knock at door*
Rob: fuckin hell look taylor's here not seen him for months
Steve: haha fucking hell yeah scarlet pimpernel
a fiction character created by baroness orczy. an english dandy who leads a secret life saving french aristocrats from the guillotine. he leaves a pimpernel flower for the french revolitionaries.
They seek him here, they seek him there,
Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.
Is he in heaven? Or is he in hell?
That damned elusive Pimpernel!