A monotonous television drama that is on everyday, five days a week, 52 weeks out of the year. Soap operas are known for their attrocious acting, their unrealistically attractive women who have had 5 or 6 plastic surgeries.
On a soap opera the average age difference between a parent and child is roughly 8 years. (Yes, usually a 40 year old woman on a soap will have a son that is over 30)
On any given soap opera episode there are anywhere from 3-6 different storylines, usually interrelated somehow. Every few years or so, the same episodic material is completely recycled. Soap operas are all about couples seeking to elope because their families are enemies. On most soaps there are between 15-30 characters broken down into 2 or 3 families. Someway the families know each other. Either they are business partners or elsewhere.
A soap opera is a show where you can't go 5 minutes without seeing a tampon commercial.
In every soap, in every scene their is a fireplace in the background and a tote of wine.
A soap opera is a show to watch for people with a lot of time on their hands or don't have a life!!!
Mom: Oh, how wonderful, Ridge is about to propose to Brooke!
An annual multi-billion dollar restaurant mega-franchise operating on every continent throughout the world, yet what they pay the employees - a full time crew member doesn't even make enough per month to rent a one-bedroom studio apartment. (At least in California).
The first brand that comes to mind when the average person hears the phrase "fast food".
A restaurant chain that eerily imposed itself as being a staple of American culture.
If you are an employee at this restaurant and only speak English you will have to use a lot of hand gestures, head nodding, and head shaking.
A restaurant where all the Hispanic employees yell at each other for no reason
A safe haven of a workplace for Hispanic immigrants who don't really want to assimilate or learn then English language.
A restaurant where as a crew member you feel like a subhuman because of the cheesy uniform they make you wear, the rude, nasty "guests" they expect you to serve while smiling at them and pretending to like them.
A restaurant where you will hear at least three things spill or drop in the kitchen area every hour.
A restaurant that makes the few people people with smarts that work there really want to get an education and get a paying job. Not one that pays peanuts!
Maria: Susie!!! Cuatro hamburgeusa por favor!!!
Joe: What? I thought we were in America?
(Something then spills in the kitchen)
Another day at McDonalds!
Maria: Joe, get a mop and the dustbin! Arriba! Arriba!