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Monday, 3 November 2003
Chinese boss
When I was in my twenties, I worked at an Italian restaurant that was owned by two Greeks. Most of the kitchen help was from Senegal. If it sounds like the Tower of Babel, it was. Anyway, the guys from Senegal were very nice and I became friendly with a few of them. One day, the owners were interviewing a man for an open manager's position. He happened to be Asian-American. One of the Senegalese dudes kept laughing when he saw him. I asked him what was so funny. He said,in his broken English, "Chinese boss! Chinese boss!" I have no idea why he thought that was funny, but when I think about it today, it makes me laugh.

Posted by brettdavey at 8:44 AM EST
Updated: Monday, 3 November 2003 8:44 AM EST
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Tuesday, 4 November 2003 - 11:33 AM EST

Name: Fats

I know a guy who worked at a chinese restaurant once. He was a pretty good waiter. Unfortunately for him, the owners wife came to believe that he was jinxed and was bringing bad luck to the resaurant.

It was quite hilarious on the night she fired him. He couldn't seem to get past the real reason and just kept asking her, "Let me get this straight, your firing me because I am a JINX!"

Chines Boss . . .

Eventually, he recovered and went on to find meaningful work in the world.

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