Subject: Wassamatta?

Date: 26 Jun 1998 00:00:00 GMT

From: (MegaLiz)

Organization: MotPU: Where Binary Moodswings are ALWAYS on the Menu

Newsgroups: alt.foot.fat-free, alt.slack






I called in an order at the Chinese Fantasy the other night. Sometimes

it's the only cure. I LOVE the Chinese Fantasy. It's not a real

restaurant, it's just a kitchen with a counter and a cash register and

enough room for two people to line up.


The counter Chinese always look very relaxed, but they move fast when

they must and then zip back onto their bench to bask in their break

from the kitchen. That's why it wasn't very nice of me to stand there

and dawdle to count out exact change, but even though I was slowing

down her fast time, the counter Chinese didn't complain.


When she handed me the hot bag of Kung POW, I declared, "I've been

looking forward to this all day."


The counter Chinese froze and studied me just the way she would study

a customer wearing a jacket with sleeves to the knees. "Wassamatta?"

she asked, "You half no RUNCH?"


I felt quite properly rebuked in my little enthusiasm and giggled all

the way to the car.


At this point, that's what I'd like to say to anyone who bubbles about

looking forward to X-Day: Wassamatta? YOU HALF NO RUNCH?







Thelma distrusted someone shamefully white