George & Wendy Show

Wendy Parker

Coupons, condiments and crawly things

| August 16, 2012

“Well, it’s kind of hard to give you your money back for a sandwich you got for free, isn’t it, ha ha?”

I waited a second to make sure I had heard him right. Yep, he really said that. I leaned very close to the counter and did my best to control myself.

“Listen you disgusting little freak, I don’t care if you feed bugs to every lousy turd who comes in here for the rest of eternity, you will not FEED THEM TO ME. Now, give me my money back for the things I purchased and I will not stand in your drive-thru for the next four hours telling everyone who orders to make sure and ask for extra bugs on their sandwiches.”

There was a line forming behind me and I was getting louder. He moved quickly to the cash register and began inputting the Secret Code For Refunds.

“Um, hey, no problem ha ha, I’ll just need your receipt..”

The look on my face must have been less than pleasant; I had not been given a receipt. I turned to the line behind me: “Make sure and save your receipt, folks, just in case you forget to order your sandwich without crawly stuff and want a refund!”

The guy ‘in charge’ was quickly losing control of the situation.

“Okay, um ha ha, hey there’s no need for that, ha ha, let’s see that looks like about eight dollars worth,” he was grabbing bills and stuffing them into my hand. “Hey, just give me a sec and I’ll get you some coupons for some free stuff to make up for all the trouble…”