Dr Crane and Dr Crane along the M6
“Niles, I am feeling rather in need of edible sustenance so I suggest we call in to the next freeway hostelry. There, I see one is signed four miles ahead. This will be our first opportunity to sample real English fayre. So looking forward to meeting Daphne and family when we reach Manchester City.
You order Niles, I see it is a self-serve service arrangement. I suggest we catch the eye of that delightful young counter server with the fetching head attire. Niles approaches the serving counter. I assume that the delicacies will be brought to us? We are seated at that table over there.
Now let me see, I would like a wild mushroom consomme’ with the smallest hint of garlic to titillate the palate. My brother Frasier would like an artichoke soup topped with goats cheese gnudi and the finest arugaie pesto. To accompany, as we are driving much further along your freeway, we will have one macchiato coffee made with the finest Columbian beans with low calorie whipped cream and one caramel latte with regular whipped cream and a hint, just a tiny hint mind, of cinnamon.
You do speak English do you not?
“All we have on is chipsh’