>Date: Tue, 19 May 1998 15:47:00 -0400 (EDT) >From: "Daryl F. Bernard" <firstname.lastname@example.org> >Subject: Re: [CH] Cranking up the heat in restaurants! > >We (the folks I work with and I) fo to a particular Chinese restarant >every week or two. I ALWAYS order the General Chicken. The server always >asks if I'd like it mild, medium, or hot. EVERY time I say I want it as >hot as the cook can possibly make it. EXTRA EXTRA EXTRA hot. I tell the >server to write HOT three times and circle it! I ask her to challenge the >cooks to make it the hottest they have ever made it - too make it too hot >for me to eat. I started laughing when I saw this; simply because I thought I was the only one who did this! Whenever I order chicken wings, I always say the same thing: "I want them hot enough for my tongue to blister. I want my lips to bleed...I want to smell you coming up the driveway, ok?" :-) It may be graphic, but it works! -John "If a man speaks in the woods, and no woman is around to hear him...is he still wrong?"