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Work Hard, Break A Leg

, | Phoenix, AZ, USA | Food & Drink, Health & Body

(I’m currently recovering from a broken leg. I am at work getting my schedule for the week. As I’m walking out the door, a customer entering the restaurant shoves the door open and hits me right in my bad leg. I fall to the floor, crumple over in pain, and the customer literally steps right over me without a word, as if nothing has happened and I am just in her way. She goes to order at the counter which is being manned by my manager, who has seen the whole thing happen.)

Manager: “You need to leave.”

Customer: “Why, because I hit that idiot? He was in my way.”

Manager: “Yes. That’s one of my employees, and he just had surgery on the leg you hit.”

Customer: “Well he shouldn’t have been standing there!”

Me: “I was trying to open the door and leave; I wasn’t just standing in front of the door.”

Customer: “That’s hardly my problem. Now take my order.”

Manager: “We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone, especially self-centered morons. Now get the h*** out of my store.”

Customer: “F*** you and f*** [restaurant chain]!”

(The customer storms out, literally walking right over me again.)

Manager: “[My name], why don’t you go ahead and take tomorrow off? I’ll cover for you.”

Me: “Thanks, I’m probably gonna need it!”