Can I borrow a cup of sugar?
Did you ever do this? I remember as a child, my mother would occasionally find that she was out of sugar or eggs or whatever as she was baking something, and she would send me to the neighbors to borrow what she was missing. In fact, I remember doing the same about 20+ years ago, sending my son with a measuring cup down to the neighbor's house for the missing ingredient. Sadly, now I don't really know my neighbors well enough to ask.