She: I think I’ll have a salad.
The menu features a section called “Salads” that offers six choices, such as arugula with crumbled blue cheese, spinach salad, mixed green salad, tri-color salad, etc.
The waiter arrives.
Waiter: What can I get for you ma’am?
She: I’ll have a salad.
Waiter: OK, er, what kind of salad would you like?
She: Oh, you know, a green salad, something interesting.
Waiter: Well, we have an arugula salad with crumbled blue cheese, a spinach salad, a mixed—
She: Yes, one of those.
Waiter: Would you like the arugula salad, perhaps?
She: Sure. Or maybe, what was it, the spinach salad?
Waiter: Yes, spinach salad.
She: OK. One of those will be fine.