Missing manners

I try to be a courteous person and always use my manners, but people today have forgotten what manners are.

I work at a fast food restaurant, so I notice a few bad habits on the part of customers. It is rare that a customer says “please” and “thank you” when being served. While in the drive-through, customers sometimes throw trash out the window. Often they will not speak clearly or talk too fast to be understood. Then they get angry if they are asked to repeat their order.

Please turn off a diesel vehicle when ordering because it can damage the cashier’s ears. Smoking at a drive-through window is not only offensive but causes health problems for the drive-through worker.

Using your manners will create less stress in social interactions.

Caleb B. Groves
Blue Hill

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