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Re: Restaurant Psychology
Posted By: Darien, on host
Date: Friday, October 12, 2001, at 06:03:11
In Reply To: Re: Restaurant Psychology posted by Mousie on Thursday, October 11, 2001, at 10:37:57:

> I was just this morning thinking about how, as a little kid, it used to really shock me when other little kids would say, "I'll have some!" instead of asking if they *could* have some, and how that translated into the adult "I'll have..." restaurant ordering method, which, to me, does have the connotations you suggest. Now THAT'S odd (that I was just thinking about it and came here to find your post).

Hey, Mousie, you remember the argument I had with Stephen about this point when we were at Applebee's at the RinkUnion? I gave my order by asking "may I have (whatever)," and Stephen complained about that, saying I should order them instead of asking them.

I believe you settled that by calling Stephen's status as a gentleman into question. :-}

Dar "Has also worked in service and knows whan a pain it is when people think that 'server' = 'servant'" ien

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