Date: Fri, 6 Oct 1995 12:10:46 +0100
From: Steven S Russell juggler[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SAWDUST.CVFN.ORG
Subject: Another Restaurant Story
A friend of mine went to a restaurant in Milwaukee and said, "I'd like a
The waitress said, "Please?".
Miffed at being corrected, he said, "OK, I'll have a turkey sandwich,
In this Germanic town, people sometimes use "please" as the Germans use
"bitte" - as a way of saying "Please say that again, I didn't hear you
the first time".
I'm gonna get a drink from the bubbler.