“Hey, wanna day trip to Ikea?”
Translation: “Frisco is a weird, foreign world to me but they have Swedish meatballs and cheap furniture there so let’s pretend like we are going on a strange journey to explore distant cultures and also eat something called Lingonberry before we get back on the Tollway and get the hell out of there.”
“I’ve never been to a strip club.”
Translation: “I’ve never started off the night intending to go to a strip club. But stuff happens, man”
“I think the Trinity Toll Road might be a good idea.”
Translation: “Hi, my name is Mayor Mike Rawlings and I really do think that you should give this whole Trinity Toll Road thing another chance. Sure, no one in town wants it and it has become a punchline but who wants some Pizza Hut coupons?”
“Maybe I’ll have one Mambo Taxi at Mi Cocina’s then get the rest of this shopping list taken care of.”
Translation: “Who knows a good divorce lawyer?”
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Amanda Cobra is the kind of Dallasite who says, "Netflix and chill" and actually just wants to watch Netflix and chill. Give her ideas of stuff to add to her queue on Twitter @amandacobra.