Sunday, December 23, 2012

Overheard at Starbucks 2: The Revenge

"I secede from the union," remarked the grizzly-voiced man adding half & half and sugar to his drip coffee. "I give everybody a day to get out. I would kick them out immediately, but it's Christmas. That sounds fair, right?"

His friend chuckles and mutters something or other to show that he is listening, but has nothing really to add. The grizzled man continues: "Californians gotta get out now." His friend continues to play the role of Paul Shaffer.

Paul Shaffer seen here on The Letterman Show (Image courtesy of

"You're not even from the south," his friend finally gets a sentence out.

"The blacks can stay," the man says, playing off of his friend's reference to the American Civil War. "But the Californians gotta go!" Finally done adding cream and sugar to his drink, the secessionist and his friend wander off to find a seat in the crowded Starbucks.

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