"I worked at Subway for about two years when I was in high school. There was a lady I worked with who I will never forget. Picture this: A 72-year-old woman who constantly coughs up chunks of m&m cookies onto every surface available - including subs.
She and I were chatting in the back of the store once, and while she was talking to me a chunk of cookie flew out of her mouth and landed on my lip. I almost gagged. She also would wear the same pair of gloves for cleaning, prep and for serving customers. It was disgusting. For some reason, my boss never said anything to her about it. I guess he felt bad that she was so old and still working."
"I was working as a driver for a Papa John's when I was 18 or so and we had an eccentric manager. He would swing from pleasant and sweet to a generally overbearing a--hole in a second. Apparently, people thought it was because he was going through a divorce...
His ex-wife kept ordering pizzas for some reason. So my manage would take the thin crust dough (pre-made, hard as a brick and in pizza shape) and rub it all over the bathroom floors before making it up and serve it to her.
After he got fired for that, it came out that he was doing a lot of drugs at work, hence the mood swings."
"Not extremely disturbing, but when I worked at Wendy's during high school, my manager was a cheap jerk who would regularly pull lettuce out of the garbage and rinse it off before sticking it into a salad. He would scream at whoever was chopping salad lettuce that they were wasteful and then inspect the garbage to see if there were 'usable' scraps. He also found a disgusting package of sweet n' sour sauce under the fryers and served it in the drive-thru.
Also, I once blacked out while using the grill and my face landed three inches away from the grill top. I had a nasty bruise, but I shudder to think what could have been."
"I worked at a Subway in high school and a few weeks before I started the place was robbed. The robber forced the only employee who was working (a pregnant woman in her early 20s) into the walk-in freezer and moved a huge metal prep table in front of it so she couldn't get out. Eventually, another customer came into the store and figured something was up, he was able to get her out of the freezer and she was totally fine.
Maybe 2 months later Subway was robbed again after the store was closed. The only thing they took was a jar of money we had pooled to buy gifts for the same employee's baby shower. Poor girl."
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