Yes, it is sort of trite to complain about wait staff atÂ restaurants. Â Lord knows they take enough flack from rude customers. Â But we’re trite people, if you hadn’t noticed from reading this comic.
This is somewhat inspired by a recent New York Times piece giving fifty directives to waiters. Â That in turn reminded me of several personal incidents where I couldn’t get a waiter to shut up long enough to listen to me order. Â And you, dear reader, are all the richer for it.
BEARD: Tofu ice cream! I'm lactose intolerant.
WAITRESS: So two ice creams because you're intolerant of those with toe mutilations?
KLOWNUS: Ring ring ring! A clue is calling for you.
WAITRESS: That guy calls me everywhere I go. I wish that weirdo would stop! I'm on the do not call list!