"We have wonderful dessert: handmade mango gelato. The mangos are from our local farmers market."
—A server to customer at downtown restaurant.

"Is it like the Cirque du Soleil?"
"Well, no…it's exactly the opposite."

—Man to a child on the opening night of La Traviata.

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