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Waiting
By Bruce Griffin Henderson



The Ten Commandments


  1. Thou shalt not touch thy waiter or waitress
  2. Thou shalt not be late and expect thy waiter or waitress to get thou where thou art going on time
  3. Thou shalt not ask to enter the restaurant before it is open or linger after it is closed.
  4. Thou shalt not let thy children run wild in the restaurant
  5. Thou shalt not drink to excess and become meaner than usual
  6. Thou shalt not place thy elbows on thy table so thy waiter or waitress cannot serve thou
  7. Thou shalt not ignore thy waiter or waitress when thy waiter or waitress is trying to take thy order
  8. Thou shalt not whistle, yell, or snap thy fingers to get thy waiter's or waitress's attention. Ever
  9. Thou shalt not complain frivolously, for sport, or become thy needs are not being met in thy real life
  10. Thou shalt not leave less than a 15 percent tip