Saturday, August 27, 2011

Overheard at brunch

Roger Ebert has written that only in movies does someone go to a bar and just order a "beer" without being more specific. He calls it the movies' "Generic Drinker Syndrome." Well, I overheard this today at brunch in Yaffa Cafe:

Customer: "I need something to drink. Alcohol."

Waiter: "Mimosa? Beer?"

Customer: "Anything."