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"What part of grande didn't you understand?"

El Charro
Dec. 18, 2009

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Em, confronted with a burrito as big as her head, at the old childhood favorite Mexican place.

While paying at the register I asked the cashier, didn't they sell the little orange-chocolate after-dinner mints anymore?

She smiled. "That's funny. People still ask for those every so often. We've never carried them as long as I've worked here."

I suggested they probably stopped sometime around 1978.

She laughed. "Heh, yeah. We don't take Confederate money anymore either."