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Miss Lola and Mister Ciccio – Meditation

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER     – Miss Capovolta? – Tell me director… – What happens to the cashier of Dello Straccio? – Dello Straccio is doing meditation… – What? – Customers show they like it… – Are you joking? – Why? – Tell him to resume work immediately! – No, I…

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Mister Canapone – Agreements

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER       – Good evening, May I? – Good evening what? – I was greeting you… – … stop with these agreements… – Pardon? – Again? Pardon for what? – I don’t understand you… – Oh, don’t you understand? – No… – I’m doing the afternoon shift, I have…

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Miss Lola – Robbery

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER     – This is a Robbery, empty the drawer! – No, today, I don’t touch money… – By which you mean? – In this cash only Cash card payments. I don’t handle coins or banknotes… – And why? – I’m an objector. Cash disgust me… – But…

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Mister Vacca – Obsession

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER       Translated by Emilia Maiella   – Canapone? Come here a second, please… – But I have to do something… – Just a sec… – But, if the manager sees us, then… – Oh, right… because he doesn’t want you to talk to me, does he?…

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Lady Poffin – Family

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER       Translated by Emilia Maiella           – What a nice baby bump, my dear and beloved honey… – I’m in the seventh month! – Is it the first? – Yes! – Uh, okey, I already have four… – Boy! – Eh… –…

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Miss Lola – Pronunciation

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER   Translated by Emilia Maiella       – Fopping bag? – What? – I’m a Fking you if you want a Fopping bag… – Uh, I thought it was: flopping bag! – No, well, it’s that today I’m Fuffering of a liFp… another lady earlier pointed it…

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Mister Ciccio – Adverbs

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER   Translated by Emilia Maiella             – Are you free? – Freedom is a question mark, ma’am. – Oh, a cashier-philosopher, good! – Super-Cashier, ma’am… Not only a philosopher though, I paint too… – Oh, a full-formed artist… – For that matter, I’m…

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Mister Canapone – Selection

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER   Translated by Emilia Maiella          – Why does she jump the line? – This is the line for those who don’t want to queue. – What does it mean? – You understand my language, white man? – How dare you, you wretch… I’m calling…

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Miss Lola – Horoscope

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER     Translated by Emilia Maiella        – Good morning. – Mah… if it’s a good morning for you… – I just greeted you. – Yes, but there’s no empathy between us, or else you’d never say good morning to me. – Miss, I’m no psychologist……

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Mister Vacca – Aggression

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER Translated by Emilia Maiella    Vacca: – Can you please make the kid shut up? I have to work and my head aches… Man in the line: – I’m sorry. Vacca: – You’re sorry but the kid is still messing around… Man in the line: – You have to…

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Enrico Mattioli