Wait­er: May I take your or­ders, or do you need a few more min­utes?
Guy: Um, we had a wait­ress come by and take our drink or­ders…
Wait­er: Yes, well, I can take your food or­der if you’re ready.
Guy: What hap­pened to our wait­ress?
Wait­er: She quit.

–Aqua­vit, East 55th Street

Over­heard by: Not telling