Sunday, September 12, 2010


Penury [noun] (pehn yuh ree)

  1. An oppressive lack of resources (as money)
  2. Severe poverty
"You know, if this keeps up we're only a hop, skip, and a jump from penury."

"We can't sustain this sort of...extravagance.  Changes need to be made."

"Fine, fine."

"Don't just brush this aside."
"I'm not.  Here, put this in the cart."
"You're changing the - Hey, put that back - that's...gosh, that's $10 a pound?!"
"It's local."

"Than it should be cheaper. Less airfare to get it here and all of that."
"Airfare? I'd hate to be on that plane - I hear livestock always drive for the mini-bar.  Grab that bag, please?  The organic one?"

"You get my point though - this is all well and good but it's not cheap. We can't keep buying like this. It's just not sustainable."

"Uh-huh.  Cheese?"

"And for that matter -- huh?"

"Cheese.  You know, for that whine you have going?"

" much is it?"

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