Always Polite

A robust-looking gentleman ate a fine meal at an expensive restaurant and topped it off with some very expensive Napoleon brandy.

He summoned the headwaiter. “Do you recall,” he asked pleasantly, “how a year ago, I ate just such a repast here and then, because I couldn’t pay for it, you had me thrown into the gutter like a common bum?”

“I’m very sorry sir.” began the contrite headwaiter.

“Oh, it’s quite all right.” said the guest, “but I’m afraid I’ll have to trouble you again…”






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