Trying to make friends at Costco using song

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By Kathleen Atkins

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres sent one of her writers to Costco with an unusual assignment — to make friends with shoppers (on hidden camera). But to make the mission considerably more difficult, Amy could address new acquaintances only with song lyrics.

Most of the sensible souls buying books and shirts weren’t open to pop-song fizz or soulful romance, so Amy’s conversational gambits were not well received. But all’s well that ends well when Amy meets a courtly shopper. Play the video



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