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TIM SEVENHUYSEN: Waitering Woes

“I won’t recommend seafood dishes anymore,” the waiter explains. “It has landed me in hot water too many times before.”

“Oh?” I say. “Do people really get upset with you when they don’t like your suggestions?”

“I mean literal hot water,” he says sardonically, clicking his lobster claws.


This story was based on the prompt “won’t recommend” at TypeTrigger.