Rooster: Give me your cup.
Maddie: I don’t drink coffee, thank you.
Rooster: Well, now, what do you drink?
Maddie: I’m partial to cold buttermilk.
Rooster: Well, we ain’t got none of that. We ain’t got no lemonade either!

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