I can be frugal, to a fault, although I like to think that has faded with my time overseas, and possibly also with a growing savings account. I’ve been known to cut coupons, wait for the sales.
Thanks to my mom, I even go to supermarkets for price adjustments if something goes on sale a day after I made a purchase. My mom is even more hardcore- she remembers prices and spots mistakes in charges before she even leaves the store.
But, this guy is beyond over the top.. and just a plain jerk, don’t you think? I can understand being surprised by the price.. but should have just stopped with with $4.
I think I’m in the mood for some Chinese the next time I’m in town.. and willing to leave a $4 tip. $12 if it’s a big order.
Read the full article on Boston.com. Although you gotta admit, the emails really say it all.
Postscript: Apparently that article went viral. Follow up:
– Response from the restaurant to the public outcry: Now, that’s just the epitome of class and grace.
“Thanks but no thanks.”
– Response from the professor: Sometimes, it’s best to just recognize when you’re wrong.