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Good news, everyone!

Posted Monday, August 20, 2007, at 12:40 PM

I have just returned from Captain D's and discovered this message on my cash register receipt:

It's getting COLDER ... Warm up with a bowl of Gumbo.

And, no, the sentence (which no doubt came out of a corporate marketing office somewhere) doesn't refer to the fact that it's a couple of degrees cooler today than yesterday. Someone just told me the same thing was on the receipts last week.

I went through the drivethrough today, but I'm tempted to stop back by and go inside, so I can find out just how much colder it is there.


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I stepped outside to check the mail, and it felt so good to have that strong gust of wind blow across. This summer has definetly been a hot and dry one, but I really hope that the fall and winter makes up for it.

-- Posted by weezie84 on Mon, Aug 20, 2007, at 12:52 PM

Let's hope someone in corporate doesn't get the idea to push D's sweet tea....It's getting HOTTER...Cool off with some D's sweet tea.

William

-- Posted by HorseGentler on Mon, Aug 20, 2007, at 12:52 PM

That's hysterical!! Sure does show the "personal" touch.

-- Posted by cherylrichardson on Mon, Aug 20, 2007, at 1:36 PM

Yeah A Good Bowl Of Hot Gumbo on a cold day is great..but it is far from being quite cold enough for Gumbo.

-- Posted by Dianatn on Mon, Aug 20, 2007, at 1:38 PM

Lol.... I've worked there, and needless to say their management sucks...

They used to have a decent crew and it seems they love to hire and promote 18 year old with management skills of 4th graders... It's no surprise not a single soul has noticed the receipt.

Funny thing is, I PUT THAT ON THE RECEIPTS IN FEBRUARY.... When I was a manager there.

-- Posted by darrick_04 on Mon, Aug 20, 2007, at 2:09 PM

my mom lives in Texas and they were evacuating her street due to flash flooding.

Gumbo in August.. too hot!

-- Posted by 4fabfelines on Mon, Aug 20, 2007, at 8:29 PM

That's hillarious! Doesn't surprise me tho!!!!

-- Posted by Krysi on Mon, Aug 20, 2007, at 9:20 PM


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