Over coffee, a dejected Loretta laments to her neighbor about Leroy's birthday gift. Since Loretta's birthday occurrs over three days, 11 to 13 November, we see Leroy's gotten a head start on 2010 by giving Loretta this year's gift in advance. This move is both necessary, considering Loretta's ridiculously poor driving record, and brilliant, as Leroy chalks up another year without buying a mink coat.
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