"No. I'm sorry, it's only for eat-in. We dont sell it for take-away." she replied
"Why is that?"
"We dont have take-away packages for it."
"What if I buy a muffin, how'd you package it for take-away?" I enquired
"Oh! In a paper-bag." She seemed confused; probably asking what muffin has to do with quiche... or thought I have changed my mind.
"So why not use the same paper-bag for the quiche then. I assume it'd work." I concluded.
The above was a conversation between me and a young lady in a cafe in Salisbury, Wiltshire, during the weekend. She is about 19 - 21 years old, very cheerful in a sheepish way and visibly lacking the so-called common sense. After I had convinced her to package the quiche in a paper-bag - made for muffins as she assumed - we ended up