Isn’t there a mall out there? That big mall?
Isn’t that where the Nazis marched? [OPTIONAL: Did you see that?*]
Skokie! That was in The Usual Suspects! A barbershop quartet from Skokie, Illinois!
Do you know [insert unfamiliar name here]?
Do you ride the Skokie Swift? [OPTIONAL: Muffled giggling here.]
Isn’t that the place that outlawed smoking? Can you smoke there?
*Author’s note: This happened in the 1970s. I was born in the 1980s.
(Written several years back when I lived in Skokie, Illinois.)