We Thought You Were Supposed to Say ‘Peas and Carrots’

Say it in French if the scene takes place in Paris. Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures

"Peabo, Peabo, Peabo Bryson. I’m the mice man, and the mice man wants a motorbike. Hostile gestures, cheap and easy, toss me a candy, oh sweet monkey. Shake your fist at the sky, and cry out for wine. Add it up to one dim sum, I’m changing my name to something like Bertrand Mumbo Haverstrom." —Dan Kennedy reveals the kinds of things you can say if you are a background extra in a film’s restaurant scene. [McSweeney’s]