Please Let These Questions Be Rhetorical, Part 2

| Minnesota | Uncategorized

Customer: “If I order a meat and cheese tray, do I have to get meat and cheese?”

Me: “Well, we have other trays, like vegetable and fried appetizer trays.”

Customer: “No, I want a meat and cheese tray. Do I have to get meat and cheese?”

Me: *confused* “… You want just meat or just cheese? Is that what you want?”

Customer: “NO! I want a meat and cheese tray and I want to know if I have to get meat and cheese!”

The Danger With Rhetorical Questions
Please Let These Questions Be Rhetorical

America’s Debt Crisis Explained, Part 2

| Illinois, USA | Uncategorized

Customer: “Um, this sign out here says $5.98 for a pound of turkey.”

Me: “Well, sir, if you look at your sticker, you’ll see that it is actually $3.98 a pound this week.”

Customer: “But, it says that it’s $5.98 a pound. You need to fix this, and you need to fix the price on my turkey.”

Me: “Sir, the turkey is on sale this week. You got it for $3.98 a pound, instead of $5.98.”

Customer: “Well, this is just ridiculous. You guys need to get your act straight, and you need to fix my sticker!”

Me: “You’re getting it for cheaper.”

Customer: *light bulb goes on* “Ohhhhhhh!”

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Well, That Narrows It Down

| St. Louis, MO, USA | Uncategorized

(The guy asks for a couple of beef brisket sandwiches, but has not specified the type of bread.)

Me: “Sir, what type of bread would you like with your sandwiches?”

Customer: “Uhhh…”

Me: “We have wheat, rye, white, sourdough, 9 grain…”

Customer: “Do you have that one, you know, the square kind?”

Finger Lickin’ Good Parenting

, | Windsor, CA, USA | Uncategorized

(A man walks up to our hot case with his wife and two little girls.)

Me: “Hi! How may I help you?”

Customer: “Hi – we wanted to get some chicken strips.”

(As I am taking his order, I notice his daughters licking the hot case glass.)

Me: “Excuse me sir, but your daughters are licking the glass.”

Customer: “Yeah.”

Me: “Well…aside from the fact that the glass is hot, we cleaned it this morning with a chemical cleaner to wash off a layer of grease build-up.”

Customer: “So?”

Me: “The chemical we used is a known carcinogen. I might suggest that you stop your daughters from ingesting it.”

Customer: “Look, lady. You’ve obviously never been a parent. When you have kids, you’ll learn that it’s MUCH easier to just let your kids do whatever they want.”

Would You Like French Resistance Fries With That

| Canberra, Australia | Uncategorized

Me: “Hi, how can I help you today?”

Elderly customer: “SIX OF THE ENEMY PLEASE!”

Me: “… Sorry?”

Elderly customer: “Six of the german frankfurts!”

Me: “Oh, right…”

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