Location: Private room in up-market Casino
Football Fanatic: 'Can I have some of that chicken please?'
Waiter: 'It's lamb, madam.'
Football Fanatic: 'Really? I didn't know you could get lamb drumsticks.'
In her defence, I can only assume that she was offered breast of lamb cut into ribs, something which she has never seen, it being a cut of meat that my mother, food snob that she is, would not have in the house.
It wouldn't have been that bad, had the waiter, spotting the four BLT's on her plate, not been obliged to say:
'Excuse me, madam, it's one per guest'.
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