The Chronicle of Unfortunate Grocery Abbreviations

Me: Are you still coming home for lunch? 

She: Yep. Me: Good. I'll fry* you up your usual Chunky Girl soup. 

She: What'd you just say? 

Me: Uh...what? Oh, I just said, uh, that I'd make your usual soup. 

She (doubtful): OK. 

That's what I get for being observant. Well, that's what I get for being observant and a smart-aleck. I can't help it if I noticed the ill-advised way that our local grocery store choose to abbreviate Campbell's Chunky Grilled Sausage and Chicken Soup:

 
Scan of grocery receipt

By the way, MLB (who, just for the record, is the antithesis of "chunky"), contends that this particular model of soup is her very favorite, and well worth trying. 

*Actually, it's 1:45 in the microwave. Frying is not remotely involved, as that would smack of cooking, an endeavor to which I do not aspire.

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