$256.73 was the deposit total for the night. Alison slammed the register drawer and began to push the cart of return plants before the store closed.
A worn cigarette voice drifted from behind.
"You got ananner plants?"
Alison stopped in her tracks to face the customer and said, "Not that I know".
Eloise Sasser's strong blue eye fixed on Alison. The walleye seemed to know Allison wanted her to leave.
"How do you spell 'anander'?"
"You can't spell ananner."
“Ma'am, We don't have any anander plants.”
Resuming the push of the cart, Alison hears the manager’s voice sing back, “Just in time, Eloise, we close in five minutes and two banana trees are left.”
“I thought you said you hain’t got no ananners girlie."