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Old 06-13-2019, 08:00 PM
naita is offline
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Norway
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Originally Posted by mixdenny View Post
That's not the way to do it. Just politely order the damn food. "I will have a cheeseburger and fries". Period.
Why? It's a normal and common turn of phrase, and it makes the exchange flow better if they are out of something.

"I will have a cheeseburger and fries." on the other represents an overconfidence in the immutability of menus and supplies. The future is fluid, man. It's fluid!