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Chris -- 2018-04-11
I just saw this on Yelp, complaining about our local Big Boy chain. Maybe he sees it as less dramatic than just “dramatic” would be. I was surprised that we hadn’t seen this before. I do see that it is an entry in Urban Dictionary, though.
“It will obviously seem like I am being mellow-dramatic and over exaggerating, so I snapped a picture before we buried these disgraces 30 feet deep (kidding about that part, but I do have the picture).”
“I always wanted to be somebody. I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin