The scene is the Manhattan laboratory of Atlantic Coast Fisheries Co. The characters are Lawrence V. Burton, Associate Editor of McGraw-Hill's Food Industries, and Harden F. Taylor, Atlantic Coast Fishery's Vice President.
Fishman Taylor (indicating lamb chops in refrigerator): See these lamb chops?
Editor Burton: Yes.
Fishman Taylor: These lamb chops are one year old.
Editor Burton: Indeed.
Fishman Taylor: Now we are going to have them for lunch.
Editor Burton (to himself): Why did
I ever come to this place? Year-old lamb chops!
The chops are cooked, served. Courageous, Editor Burton eats of them. They...