1. A older, kempt, white man approached me on the corner of Crenshaw and Washington and asked me for five dollars for something to eat. "How much?" And then he repeated, "Five dollars."
2. Two men on the bus were making bets as to whether or not Phillip's Bar-B-Que accepts EBT. For the record, my brother works there, they don't.
3. Last night on the phone with Marlow, after quick but careful consideration we decided that yes, "You must not know 'bout me" is, in fact, under very particular circumstances, correct grammar.