Stop Ordering Me Around from Short Takes

Stop Ordering Me Around from Short Takes - Stop Ordering Me...

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Stop Ordering Me Around from Short Takes In the essay “Stop Ordering me Around” the author talks about her own experience as a waiter and how customers treat waitresses like her. In the beginning of the essay, the author talks about the time when she stayed for an hour in the restaurant waiting for country club tennis customers to be serve after the restaurant was closed. She had to cook them what they wanted because the cook had clocked out when the restaurant was closed. While she serves the customers, she feels that she is being harassed and violated. The author’s three dollar tip was like the payment for the emotional rape. Her ten years of experience as a waitress, she feels that she has been abused and now she cant take being the public’s punching bag. She thinks that waitresses are peasants and that the customers are the kings. The customers demand highly that sometimes waiters cant take it. To the author, people not just go to restaurant to eat but to harass waitresses toward
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2010 for the course SJDC 46257 taught by Professor Bini during the Spring '10 term at San Joaquin Delta College.

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