Hoke Coleburn is driving his employer, Daisy Werthan over to her
START: HOKE: Oooooh at the lit up decorations!
DAISY: Everybody’s giving the Georgia Power Company a Merry Christmas.
HOKE: Miz Florine’s got ‘em all beat with the lights.
DAISY: She makes an ass out of herself every year.
END: DAISY: Jews don’t have any business giving Christmas presents. And you don’t need to go yapping about this to Boolie and Florine.
HOKE: This is strictly between you and me. (We hear a record of “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer”) They seen us. Mist. Werthan done turn up the hi fi.
DAISY: I hope I don’t spit up.
Alfre Uhry, Driving Miss Daisy, Dramatists Play Service Inc., 1987, pp. 18-20.
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