(CNN) — The owners of a Denton, Texas, diner want customers to know that they are serious when they say masks are still required in their establishment.
Wayne and Kat LaCombe put up a warning sign on the door of Legends Diner on Monday — just days after Texas lifted its mandatory mask mandate.
The sign is tongue-in-cheek, but the husband and wife team did it in the name of keeping their customers and employees safe.
“Our new surcharge,” the sign reads.
“$50 – If I have to explain why masks are mandatory”
“$75 – If I have to hear why you disagree…”
Wayne LaCombe told CNN that he got the idea after seeing a similar sign online.
“I thought, ‘Oh, that’s funny. I’m gonna put that up because it does send a message,’” he said. “And not five minutes after I put it up customers coming in were laughing and taking pictures of…