Cashier, to man: "How are you?"
Man, loudly: "I'm fantastic! It's my birthday! And I'm a homosexual!" (pause, then to smiling customer) "Bitch."
(Overheard by MR at the Catholic Charities Thrift Store on St. John Street)
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