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Intercom: Welcome to Popeye’s. Can I take your order?
Woman: Yes, I’d like a Number 2 with a Sprite, please.
Intercom: That will be $8.43… mild or spicy?
Woman: Yes.
Intercom: Mild or spicy?
Woman: Yes, please.
Intercom: [laughter]Woman: What? What?
Intercom: That will be $41.23.

Waldorf, Maryland