Here are my responses:

A) What the customer said to Sammy does not fit the definition of hearsay. It is not offered for its truth, but to give notice to Sammy, which is material to the contributory negligence issue.
B) What Sammy said is the admission of a party-opponent.

Next, the defense calls Bartender as a witness. He testifies that Sammy said everyone in store is a liar. If there were an hearsay objection, how should the defense respond?

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