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Published:September 4th, 2016 11:39 EST

Spanish Cafe Charging More for Coffee if Customers are Rude

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A café in Spain has begun charging its customers more for their coffees and pastries if they are rude when ordering.

Restaurant Blau Grifeu in Llanca charges rude customers €5 for their morning pick-me-up while those who behave more graciously pay just €3.

Saying `please` and wishing the barista a good morning will get you a coffee for as little as €1.30.

Marisel Valencia Madrid, the owner of Restaurant Blau Grifeu, said the scheme is working and that customers are beginning to be more polite to her staff. "

Belfast Telegraph

Before I`ve had my first cup of coffee in the morning I am so grumpy that I make Grumpy Cat seem like a sweet pussycat.
After a cup of Java and a glazed donut or two, I`m the sweetest old man in the world.

I might be sweet when I request that my server refill my cup of Joe, but I will bark my order for my first cup.

There is no way in hell that this policy would work in America, we dispense niceties grudgingly and only after drinking that  first cup of coffee. After a soothing and relaxing cup of coffee I always leave a generous tip. But if I was charged an exorbitant price for a cup of coffee because I was grumpy, I would stiff the server.

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