“Oh Jesus!” Kelly cried. “Vegetables aren’t real, guys!”
“Are they figments of your imagination?” Owen asked between sips of his beer. “Like . . . leprechauns and gnomes.”
“Give me a leprechaun salad, hold the veggies,” Nick drawled, and he and Owen tried desperately to avoid eye contact so they could maintain their stern expressions.
“Stop it! This says it’s a culinary term, there’s no such thing as vegetables!” Kelly shook the paper in Eli’s face. “Why would you hand this to me?”
Part & Parcel by Abigail Roux