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Entry from September 25, 2021
“Waiter, my soup is cold."/ “It’s Gazpacho."/ “Well, Gazpacho, my soup is cold.”

Gazpacho is a cold vegetable soup. It’s not the name of a waiter, but there’s a restaurant joke:

Diner: Waiter, my soup is cold.
Waiter: It’s Gazpacho.
Diner: Well, Gazpacho, my soup is cold.


The gazpacho joke has been cited in print since at least 2017-2018 and has been printed on several images.


Wikipedia: Gazpacho
Gazpacho (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡaθˈpatʃo]; Southern peninsular Spanish: [ɡahˈpa(t)ʃo]) or Gaspacho (Portuguese: [ɡɐʃˈpaʃu]), also called Andalusian gazpacho, is a cold soup made of raw, blended vegetables. It originated in the southern regions of the Iberian peninsula and spread into other areas. Gazpacho is widely eaten in Spain and Portugal, particularly during hot summers, as it is refreshing and cool.

Twitter
(Insert Name Here)
@MateoNY23
Excuse me waiter, this soup is cold.
Um… Sir that’s gazpacho.
I don’t care what his name is, he’s cold.
Warm him up so I can eat him.
2:33 PM · Jan 20, 2015·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Ignacio Lopez is on tour!
@comedylopez
“Waiter, the soup is cold!”
“Gazpacho is served cold, sir.”
*Everyone laughs*
“I will have revenge!”
“Very well, sir. It’s served cold too”
9:30 AM · Oct 4, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
JP
@pounder_j
Replying to @MooseAllain
Diner to Waiter:  Gazpacho! I don’t care what you call it, my soup is cold!
3:46 PM · Jul 11, 2016·Twitter for Android

Twitter
smba
@smbaspride
Customer: “Um...my soup is cold...”
First of all, it’s gazpacho.
1:48 PM · Oct 16, 2017 from Richmond, VA·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Cristina Connor
@crisconnor
Replying to @itvcorrie
Waiter this soup is cold - No, it’s gazpacho - Gaz who? ....has to be one of the best puns ever, it was wonderful. Great character they got also for this sketch, with the other girl.
1:53 AM · Feb 6, 2018·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Mowgli
@Holy_Mowgli
SOME JERK AT A RESTAURANT: waiter! hey, waiter! this soup is cold!
WAITER (who is about to invent gazpacho): actually, sir…
1:16 PM · Feb 21, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Nathan W. Pyle
@nathanwpyle
me: waiter this soup is cold
waiter: it’s Gazpacho
me: Gazpacho this soup is cold
2:22 PM · Feb 25, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Scott Barlow
@SBarlow_ROB
Replying to @HattersThoughts
Someone tweeted this few days ago:

Waiter, my soup is cold.
It’s Gazpacho
Well, Gazpacho, my soup is cold
12:58 PM · Mar 2, 2018·TweetDeck

Twitter
Jay Fallon
@jayfallon
Replying to @BostonJerry
“Waiter, my soup is cold.”
- It’s gazpacho…
“Okay, Gazpacho, my soup is cold.”
1:13 PM · Mar 2, 2018·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Ernesto Rodera
@ErnestoRodera
Gazpacho, el de Los Fruitis, trabaja de camarero en un pub en Magaluf:
-Waiter, my soup is cold.
-It’s gazpacho.
-Gazpacho, my soup is cold.
-Well, this is confusing…
10:40 PM · Dec 5, 2018·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Gregory Harshfield
@HarshfieldGreg
“Excuse me, waiter, my soup is cold.”
“It’s gazpacho, Sir.”
“Sorry, Gazpacho, my soup is cold.”
11:43 AM · Feb 15, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Tom Clark
@DenisVengeance
Replying to @flrdgenius
Waiter, my soup is cold
It’s gazpacho
Ok. Gazpacho, my soup is cold
6:03 PM · Jul 23, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Bob Keeley
@rkeeley
Just saw a tweet that reminded me of a favorite joke:
Me: waiter, my soup is cold.
Waiter: It’s Gazpacho.
Me: I’m sorry. Gazpacho, my soup is cold.
12:13 PM · Aug 24, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Peat Cutter
@CutterPeat
A man is sitting in a restaurant. He calls the waiter over.
Man: Waiter, my soup is cold.
Waiter: It’s gazpacho.
Man: Gazpacho, my soup is cold.
8:22 AM · May 14, 2021·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Moz Perkins Anchor Author
@MozPerkins
I went out to dinner last night and my soup was cold
I said “Waiter, my soup is cold!”
“It’s gazpacho!” he replied.
“Gazpacho, my soup is cold!” I told him
3:56 AM · Aug 1, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Paul Burley
@paulxdesign
Customer: Waiter, my soup is cold.
Waiter: It’s gazpacho.
Customer: Gazpacho, my soup is cold.
8:54 AM · Sep 9, 2021·Twitter Web App

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/Prossdog September 25, 2021
Me: Waiter! My soup is cold!
Waiter: Sir, it’s gazpacho
Me: sigh….Fine. Gazpacho, my soup is cold.

Posted by Barry Popik
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