“Wait! Chicken Mulatto sandwich?” Dedra grabbed the remote to the TiVo and rewound the Quiznos commercial. “Oh. Chicken Milano sandwich.”

Below is an artist’s rendering of the advertisement she thought she saw/heard:

Yes, our daughter is both white and dark meat.

Derek Bridges lives in New Orleans, trading in words and pictures. A carpetbagger of long standing, he grew up in the top right corner of IL and later went to college in the middle cornfield part. He has also lived in MS and FL, for educational purposes only, and was diasporized for a time in TX.

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