"I'll have a slice of cow buttocks with two chicken abortions over-medium," she echoed mockingly. "Oh, and you forgot the glass of pig juice."
"I'm on a diet," he played along, unruffled. "Just apple juice will do today; much lower in fat and calories.
"You know, all the sulking in the world isn't going to change their menu anytime soon," he reasoned, following a thoughtful pause. "I mean, LOOK--they even have 'Brains and Eggs'!"
"Yep. Lost cause. The white napkin-flag of surrender." He waved his napkin to illustrate.
"Funny guy. YOU try being a vegetarian in the South."