Nobody expects the Spanish inquisition. Now that I think about it, I think they didn't just mean excpecting them in your house, but what they do as well. I mean, they think a fluffy couch is a torcher weapon.
England makes Monty Python references whenever possible. And every time he says “I wasn’t expecting some kind of Spanish Inquisition…,” Spain will, without a doubt, bust in through the door and yell “NOBODY EXPECTS THE SPANISH INQUISITION!
The 8 Most Painful Torture Devices Of The Middle Ages
The other day, as I was surfing through pictures of medieval torture devices (don't ask), I kept noticing that many such tools were invented by, or at least used in, the Spanish Inquisition. Soon I found myself jumping from one site to another.