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Nov 14, 2009, 10:03 PM

Dialogue 1-
It tastes stale!

The two people in the dialogue below want to fix pork chops for dinner, but they later find out that the meat has gone bad....

Wayne: What are we going to eat for dinner?
Lilia: I'm going to fix some pork chops.
Wayne: I'm afraid the meat is rotten.
Lilia: That's strange! I just bought it the day before yesterday.
Wayne: Well, I forgot to put it in the refrigerator.
Lilia: Good for you! Now what should we eat?
Wayne: Why don't we eat out?
Lilia: Again? Weren't you just complaining that it's too expensive to eat out?
Wayne: Not when you're hungry.

Dialogue 2
I couldn't help it. They were so good!

Cindy is a little hungry. She wants to eat some cookies she bought last night, but she finds that all the cookies are gone....

Cindy: John, where are the cookies? Don't tell me you ate them all! Again!
John: Yes, I did. I couldn't help it. They were so good.
Cindy: I thought you didn't like cookies.
John: Well, I don't like cookies flavored with chocolate at all. But vanilla is different. I love them to death.
Cindy: Huh, I didn't know that.
John: Well, tell you what, vanilla cookies taste even better with a glass of cold milk.

Dialogue 3
How do you want your beef?

Maria eats out together with her friend. She orders roast beef and the waitress asks her how she wants her beef done ....

Waitress: Are you ready to order now?
Maria: Yes. I'll have some salad, roast beef, and mashed potatoes.
Waitress: How do you want the beef? Rare, medium, or well-done?
Maria: Well-done. And easy on the salt, please.
Waitress: Sure. Anything to drink?
Maria: Do you have coffee or tea? I'd like decaf.
Waitress: Yes, we have both. Which one would you like, coffee or tea?
Maria: Iced tea, please. And easy on the ice.

Dialogue 4
Make it small, please!

In the restaurant, Kate orders some eggs and a glass of juice for her breakfast....

Waiter: What would you like to order?
Kate: I'd like ham and eggs, please.
Waiter: How do you want your eggs?
Kate: What are my choices?
Waiter: Scrambled, sunny side-up, over-easy, and over-hard.
Kate: Scrambled, please. Hm, no, I think I want sunny side-up.
Waiter: Is there anything else?
Kate: One orange juice. Make it small, please.

Dialogue 5
I want it to be very, very lean.

Michelle is preparing dinner. She asks John for help....

Michelle: John, can you do me a favor? Can you help me cut this chicken?
John: At your service. How do you want me to cut it?
Michelle: I would like half of it cut into slices, and the other half diced.
John: OK. Half sliced and the other half diced.
Michelle: Oh, by the way, I want it to be very, very lean. Not even a shred of fat.
John: Got'cha. Cut off the fat.

Dialogue 6

How often do you eat out?

Louise is curious about why her friend Shelly eats out very often....

Louise: How often do you eat out, Shelly?
Shelly: Well, very often. I eat out almost five times a week.
Louise: Wow, I really envy you.
Shelly: Don't envy me. It's for business. In fact, I'm sick and tired of restaurant food. Sometimes I just want a home-cooked meal.

Dialogue 7
I'd like to reserve a table for dinner.

Ron makes a phone call to the restaurant to reserve a table for him and his friends for dinner....

Hostess: Pompas. How may I help you?
Ron: Yes. I'd like to reserve a table for dinner.
Hostess: How large a group are you expecting?
Ron: Six couples.
Hostess: Would you like to reserve a private dinning room?
Ron: That sounds like a good idea.
Hostess: All right. May I have your name, sir?
Ron: My name is Ron Kollitz. K-O-L-L-I-T-Z.
Hostess: What time will you be arriving?
Ron: Around 7:30 PM.
Hostess: All right, Mr. Kollitz. We have reserved a private dinning room for you at 7:30 PM. Thanks for calling Pompas.
Ron: Thank you very much.

Dialogue 8

It's on me.

Mary: Thanks for lunch. It was delicious.
Shelly: It's OK.
Mary: Next time lunch is on me.
Shelly: Don't be silly.
Mary: I'm serious.
Shelly: All right. Next time you'll treat.
Mary: It's a deal!

Dialogue 9
It's my treat.

Donald treats Debra to a delicious meal at a restaurant....

Donald: Let's eat out, shall we?
Debra: I'm broke. I've gone through my paycheck for the week already.
Donald: Don't worry about it. It's my treat.
Debra: You're sure? You're so generous!
Donald: And nice, too.
Debra: So, where are you taking me?
Donald: Some place you've never been before. Donald's Kitchen.

Dialogue 10A drink to you and your future wife.

At Doris's wedding banquet, Sam asks when it is Robert's turn to have a wedding ceremony. Robert tells Sam that it'll happen very soon....

Sam: You're going to miss your sister since she's married, aren't you?
Robert: I sure am. She made a lovely bride, didn't she?
Sam: She was beautiful. So when will your turn be?
Robert: Soon! Very soon!
Sam: Well, a drink to you and your future wife!