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May 11th, 2001

Conversations at a Diner

Only at diners will you hear great conversations such as these actual bits from the Bridge Diner in Havre de Grace, MD:

Young Man: “Hey, do you want to play pool today?”
Woman: “I can’t. I’m going to Delaware to get cigarettes.”

Man, casually: “Did you hear about that guy that got stabbed to death last week? That was my daughter’s husband.”

Same man as above: “If a guy is going to be a f’ing a-hole to me, I’ll shoot his f’ing ass off. I don’t bother nobody, but I’m not afraid to take them out if they mess with me. I was a bounty hunter for seven years you know. Really, I was. Watch… hey, *calls to waitress*, what did I do for seven years?”
Waitress: “You were a bounty hunter.”
Man: “See? I told you.” -ram

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FROM: dave
DATE: Friday May 11, 2001 -- 8:49:53AM
Ryan must be the only vegetarian ever to step foot in that place, I bet...

What a country!

FROM: Ryan
DATE: Friday May 11, 2001 -- 4:47:49PM
It's grilled cheese and onions wherever I go! :)

FROM: Matt
DATE: Friday May 11, 2001 -- 6:17:52PM
I once overheard a person in a diner talking about the long awaited album by LAZE!

FROM: Robert
DATE: Sunday May 13, 2001 -- 2:57:50AM
The Bridge Diner is such a slice of Americana. Never have I so fully bathed myself in blue collar Maryland. God bless them all.

Ryan--You forgot to mention the condom machine in the bathroom. What the...?

FROM: MollyCule
DATE: Tuesday May 29, 2001 -- 9:57:49PM
Actual conversation between myself, my friend Vince, and a very, very insane homeless lady named Carol, that took place at a Denny's in Niles, Ohio.

C - hey, you kids wanna buy this pen for a dollar and help me out? (it was actually a broken mecahnical pencil)

V - uh, no thanks.

C - (noticing my lower lip piercing) Hey, did that help you get your eyes back better? That thing in your lip there, that's cute, did that help with your eyes?

Me - Um, no?

C - Gee, that's too bad, you're a nice girl, you know, I should get me one of them, maybe I could get my eyes back, you know, the doctors, they had to take the bones out of my foot, they took the two bones out and put three bones back in.

Vince and I - Um . . .

C - Yeah, and they took my eyes, and I've been living on a hill under a tree for a year, I've gotta get to the FBI and see about getting my eyes back, and then I have to go Vegas and kill someone (starts muttering and wanders away . . . .

FROM: Ryan
DATE: Wednesday May 30, 2001 -- 12:32:21AM
Molly -- WOW.

BTW -- You must really be into Denny's... I came across this (see May 18) trying to figure out why your name and e-mail address sounds familiar.

FROM: MollyCule
DATE: Wednesday May 30, 2001 -- 10:06:01PM
Ryan -
If you'd ever been to Niles Ohio you'd know that there's nothing else to do.

FROM: Robert
DATE: Thursday May 31, 2001 -- 9:47:36AM
Is that anywhere near Frasier?

FROM: Paul
DATE: Thursday May 31, 2001 -- 1:35:18PM
Do they serve tossed salads and scrambled eggs? Mercy.

FROM: Ryan [E-Mail]
DATE: Friday June 9, 2006 -- 11:32:05 am
HA! That's a good one, Paul! Sorry it's taken me five years to acknowledge your genius.

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