Written by Joe Janes
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Counter Girl, 16
(Lights up on Bill and Ray standing in line at a fast food restaurant.)
RAYMust be hard being a vegetarian.
BILLNo, not really. Even places like this have vegetarian options.
COUNTER GIRLWelcome to Burger World. What would you like today?
BILLI’ll have the Veggie Burger with Cheddar-like Cheese and Fake-n and a Vanilla Soy Shake.
COUNTER GIRLWould you like baked fries or organic carrot sticks with that?
BILLOoh, organic carrot sticks.
COUNTER GIRLThat will be $13.75.
BILLOkay, just a sec –
(Bill starts fishing through his wallet.)
COUNTER GIRLCan I take your order?
RAYSure. I’ll have the gallon bucket of crispy veal nuggets with dippin’ sauce, a jumbo order of curly spicy fries, chocolate shake – make it a small - and a hot fried apple pie dessert treat.
COUNTER GIRLThat’ll be 4.99.
BILLCan I change my order?
COUNTER GIRLWhat would you like?
BILLSomething dead, fried, maybe throw some butter on it.