Like Monkeys to Bananas

Disclaimer: We love New England. We love the people from New England. We love the West. We love the people from the west.

Car conversation from this evening:

Me: Grumbling over the fact that I had to once again fight the price of something on my receipt from nameless mega superstore.

Scott: Agreeing and bemoaning less competition between grocery stores in Albuquerque. (They still compete. Just not as much as in MA.)

Me: That’s because New Englanders rewarded them by shopping at local businesses more and fighting against nameless mega superstore.

Scott: Out here, people are very loyal to brands. In Massachusetts, they weren’t.

Jonah: What are brands?

(Lengthy discussion of brands and chains and how you see a lot more chains out west than in Massachusetts.)

Scott: Well, with one notable exception —

Me: Dunkin Donuts!!

Jonah: Yeah, they’re like monkeys to bananas for Dunkin Donuts.

Jonah: What!? Why are you laughing?

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About Sarah

I love being wife to my sweetie, mama and teacher to my three wonderful children, and friend to people near and far. I love to express myself through words. I blog to connect with others and so that someday, hopefully, my kiddos will understand who their mama was...way back when.
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4 Responses to Like Monkeys to Bananas

  1. 5kidswdisabilities says:

    Oh, so TRUE!!!!!! We have, like 50 of them in my town!!! On every corner and always with a line in the drive through. We must have lots of monkeys around here!!!

    Lindsey Petersen
    http://5kidswdisabilities.wordpress.com

    • Sarah says:

      Thanks for stopping by, Lindsey. When we were in Massachusetts, it became a car game for the kids to count how many Dunkin Donuts they saw on the way to our destination. 🙂

  2. BRILLIANT!!!!!!

    And, ps: I love love love your disclaimer at the top of the post. Oh how necessary that is!

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