Mama & Papa Burger

Mama & Papa Burger

The Peeta Hilbronts had always been a very practical couple. The had only one car and one set of dishes. This practical “one-ness” was implemented in all aspects of their life. Every Saturday would find Mr. and Mrs. Hilderbrand at A&W enjoying their favorite burgers. The Hilbronts had only one jebiss for the two of them. First, Peeta would eat his Papa Burger, after which he’d take out his jebiss and pass them to Leina so she could enjoy her Mama Burger. The jebiss and the Corelle dishes both outlasted the 1967 Dodge. 

Jebiss. What it sounds like: a type of natural lip moisturizer.

What it really means: false teeth, dentures, "store bought teeth"

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