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Picnic Preparations

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Scott: Dave. I'm going to the supermarket to pick up food and drink for Saturday's picnic later. Any (1)?

Dave: Well, everyone has been talking about having a barbecue down by the river, so why don't you pick up some hamburger and hot dogs?

Scott: Okay, but how much hamburger meat are we going to need? And hot dogs too?

Dave: Uh, I don't know. How about three pounds of hamburger and a couple (2) of hot dogs?

Scott: Oh, that's not going to be enough. Do you remember the last picnic we went on? Your (3), Jim, ate about ten hamburgers by himself!

Dave: You're right. Let's see. I'd better write this down. Uh, let's see about nine pounds of hamburger meat and, uh . . . , seven packages of hot dogs.

Scott: And you better pick up some (4) for those who don't like hamburger or hot dogs.

Dave: Okay. How about five or six bags of potato chips?

Scott: Humm. Better make that (5) or so.

Dave: Alright. Oh, and we're gonna [going to] need some hamburger and hot dog buns. How about five packages a piece? I think that sounds about right.

Scott: Yeah, you better pick up some mustard, catchup, and mayonnaise too.

Dave: Okay. What else? Uh, we're gonna [going to] need some soft drinks. How about ten of those big 2-liter bottles?

Scott: Sounds fine, but be sure to buy a (6) of drinks.

Dave: Okay. And what about dessert?

Scott: Well, maybe we could ask Kathy to make a few (7) pies like she did last time.

Dave: Well, I wouldn't mind that, but you know, she's been very busy working two jobs, so I'd hate to ask her, [Oh, hum . . . ] and uh . . . Hey, why don't you whip up some of your oatmeal cookies? [Well . . .] Hey, you could even ask, uh . . . , what's her name . . . yeah that new girl, Susan, the one that moved in across the street! [Well . . .] I (8) she'd be willing to help you! [I don't know . . . ] She's a real knockout!

Scott: Nah, I don't think I could ask her . . .[Ahh!] I don't know her phone number, plus . . .

[ Door bell rings . . . ]

Dave: Hey, you don't need to. She's at the door!

Scott: What do you mean?

Dave: Well, I thought two would hit it off, so I called her saying I was you, and I (9) her over to watch a movie.

Scott: You did what???

Dave: Wait, wait, wait . . . [uhhhhh . . . ]


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