Way old

A conversation yesterday, trying to rent a movie:

ME: Do you have Barton Fink?

CLERK: What's that?

ME: It's a movie.

CLERK: Is it old?

ME: No, I think it's from the '90s.

CLERK: Oh, then it's way old.

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