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Entry from October 24, 2018
“Why are restaurant servers the luckiest profession?"/"Good things come to those who wait.”

"All/Good things come to those who wait” is a proverb that dates to the 1500s. The proverb wasn’t about restaurant waiters, but there are jokes.

“Those who say ‘good things come to those who wait,’ have never had a slow waitress in a restaurant that serves lousy food” was posted on Twitter by Frank Espinoza on August 26, 2009. “They say good things come to those who wait, but I’ve been working in a restaurant for three years now and still nothing” was posted on Twitter by Sickipedia_Feed on September 17, 2011. “Why are restaurant servers the luckiest profession? Because good things come to those who wait” was posted on Reddit—Dad Jokes on October 24, 2018.


Twitter
Frank Espinoza πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ ❌
@Frankhe1
Those who say “good things come to those who wait,” have never had a slow waitress in a restaurant that serves lousy food.
10:34 PM - 26 Aug 2009

Twitter
Sickipedia_Feed
@Sickipedia_Feed
They say good things come to those who wait, but I’ve been working in a restaurant for three years now and still… http://bit.ly/qDs7KT
9:42 AM - 17 Sep 2011

Twitter
Sickipedia_Feed
@Sickipedia_Feed
Good things come to those who wait.
Unless you worked in a restaurant in the Twin Towers. http://bit.ly/u2dxdy
6:36 PM - 29 Oct 2011

Twitter
Puncroaker
@Puncroaker
“Good things come to those who wait.”
I’ve worked in this restaurant 17 years, now, and my life’s still shit
Fuck you inspirational slogans.
3:59 AM - 10 Feb 2015

Twitter
pilAto
@iampilato
Waiting is not the easiest thing to do “Good things come to those who wait”, I guess that truth only works in restaurants
12:54 PM - 24 Jul 2015

Twitter
realMartinTagg
@martintagg
Good things come to those who wait. What a load of nonsense, I spent six miserable months working in a restaurant.
7:16 AM - 24 Apr 2016

Twitter
ennysherman
@GlenLenSherman
“All good things come to those who wait” said the man trying to justify his job serving people In a restaurant.
9:57 AM - 9 Jun 2016

Twitter
Martin Williams
@Martin1Williams
Good things come to those who wait?  Well you havent had a slow waitress in a restaurant that serves inedible food
9:56 AM - 21 Aug 2016

Twitter
@twinanator
@twinanator
Good things come to those who wait…
...tables at fancy restaurants where they can meet rich people to marry.
7:06 PM - 7 Jun 2017

Twitter
Edward McEddie
@Ed_McEddie
Good things come to those who wait.
~restaurant managers.
1:58 PM - 31 May 2018

Twitter
Ravi Sandhu
@ravisandhu8
I decided to get a job in a restaurant, because I’ve been reassured that good things come to those who wait.
4:31 PM - 5 Sep 2018 from Hillingdon, London

Reddit—Dad Jokes
Why are restaurant servers the luckiest profession? (self.dadjokes)
submitted October 24, 2018 by Mahare
Because good things come to those who wait.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRestaurants/Bars/Coffeehouses/Food Stores • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 • Permalink