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"We want organic, we want local, and we want cruelty-free."
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"I believe I'll pass on the coffee."
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"It's the kind of trade you get in a twenty-four-hour-a-day joint."
"I'll have the prayer breakfast."
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"'Well done' lulled him into complacency."
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A diner menu offers things you can eat: your words, your hat, crow, and my dust.
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"We think it sort of brightens up the breakfast."
"We'll all have a piece of this."
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"I'm told the omelettes here have a broader purpose."
"I don't think this is a diner about being a diner. I think this is just a diner."
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"I made a bid for the Senate, but this is as far as I got."
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"That couple behind me seem happy enough. Laughing, bantering. Probably holding hands. Not a care in the world. I hate them. The waitress is cute. No eye contact however. And the coffee is cold. She hates me."
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"Whereas that fellow sitting on your right just came in a couple of weeks ago."
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"So, you folks see anything you'd like?"
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Spacious Skies - Amber Waves of Grain - Purple Mountains - Fruited Plain - Leo's Diner
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How Bad Could It Be?
"Pretentious little place, isn't it?"
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Home of the Bottomless Cup of Coffee
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"In a perfect world your toast would be done just right. But we don't live in a perfect world, do we?"
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"Sorry, we don't serve the Lumberjack's breakfast to accountants."
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"Eat your broccoli!"
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"You'll like this place. Everything's pre-chewed."
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