It’s always sad when a store that’s been around for years goes out of business. I noticed recently that such a store has disappeared from my local shopping mall.
For the longest time it stood between the Carvel ice cream shop and another store that used to sell chicken, then health food, and I don’t remember what it is now. The store I’m thinking of had a certain panache, reflected in a great, big sign that read:
I never actually got around to enjoying a nice plate of fried carpet, but I’m sure it was very nice.