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RADIOFREEBARRY - HYGENE RANT
by Barry Mitchell
Radio free barry
its funny, see a lot of weird things dealing with the food
industry, restaurants, markets.
Like now it bothers me if I go to the deli and the guy that waits on
me isnt wearing gloves. I mean, up until a couple years ago, they
never wore any protection. But now I notice if he sneezes into his hands
or wipes sweat off his face, then slices the meat, really upsetting.
Sometimes its so bad that after they give me the cold cuts, I
walk through the market and throw them away, dont even pay for
it. Ill admit it. What am I gonna do, tell the manager, get the
guy, or gal for that matter, fired, cause I have a problem with it.
Maybe other people dont mind a couple germs in their roast beef
and swiss cheese. New indian name: analretentivebeyondbelief.
And I really hate it when I go to the coffee shop and they pick up the
cup with their fingers inside the sipping area. Rim if you will. Ever
notice that? Why is that? I mean the cup has a blankin handle
doesnt it? Why not pick it up by the designated spot? Didnt
some artist work diligently to handcraft a mug that fully utilizes all
of its space? Does the kid behind the counter think itll
taste better coming from his golden hands, literally. "Yes Ill
have the Nail Latte to go". Who am I, Andy Rooney?
Thought I saw it all until last week, was in the kitchen of a very exclusive
restaurant, not gonna say which one. Law suits r us may I help u? Anyhow,
theres this waiter dishing out ice cream from a 5 lb container.
Must have been for a party or something cause he scooped out about
30 cups. After hes done, he takes (I kid you not, hand to god)
two of his fingers, and dips them into the container and yes sports
fans, eats a nice chunk of vanilla. Twice. Aha. Talk about double dipping.
Thought to myself, if the guys that blankin hungry, why
couldnt he have used a spoon?
Seriously, say the guy hasnt eaten for three days, has a weird
eating disorder, or craves ice cream on an hourly basis, couldnt
he just use a utensil? Or then again, Im thinkin maybe he
actually got off on it, in some sort of perverted, albeit sexual (isnt
it always?) way.
Tell ya the rest of the day I was thinkin, what else do they do
in these kitchens or at those markets or at the meat packing plants.
Organic orshamnic my friends. Ya just never know what youre eating.
How many times do ya think the chicken hits the floor, before it ever
hits your plate, Mr. Dylan.
Im just hopin at least, theyre blowin off the
Upton Sinclair lives! Or is it Sinclair Lewis?
On that note, Im Barry Mitchell.
And until next time, Be Yourself.
© Barry Mitchell
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