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Short-order Cook by Jim Daniels | Sunday, July 19, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 19th, 2015

Episode 280 of 786 episodes

An average joe comes in and orders thirty cheeseburgers and thirty fries. I wait for him to pay before I start cooking. He pays. He ain’t no average joe. The grill is just big enough for ten rows of three. I slap the burgers down throw two buckets of fries in the deep frier and... Read more »

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