9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for December 24, 2008
man says, "Because this is a post-final runoff, unprecedented in the history of the concours forrestier, we ask that the audience refrain from applause unti lthe winner is announced." Edda says, "Mom just called to wish you good luck, she's listening to a streaming broadcast with Seth and Mark." Seth thinks, "I hope she's not too tense." Mark thinks, "Man, if we only knew who's playing." Juliette thinks, "Man, if he only weren't gay."