By On the occasion of our 20th anniversary
By Gustavo Arellano
By R. Scott Moxley
By Alfonso Delgado
By Courtney Hamilton
By Joel Beers
By Peter Maguire
By Charles Lam
Illustration by Bob AulI recently made the terrible mistake of eating at a Carl's Jr. near a high school at lunch time. Although annoyed by the constant laughter, I was glad to see that at least someone was having a good time. My unfortunate choice of tables made me privy to the following exchange between two 16-year-old girls who, for convenience's sake, will be called "Tiffany" and "Amber":Tiffany: Oh, my gosh, my brother should get stomach bypass surgery, you know, where they staple your stomach shut? He's fat. Amber: Yeah. You know who has a big ass? Dave. Not fat; just big. It really bothers me. Tiffany [while chomping on a Double Western Cheeseburger]: Oh, my gosh, I hate big butts! Fat butts are worse, though. Amber: Yeah. . . . Oh, my gosh, there's Brad!
They never used the Lord's name in vain. That would be offensive. Their parents should be proud.
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