Why There Ain’t No Blue Collar Starbucks


(Overheard at a Starbucks.)

“Sure, I read John Green’s latest. It’s okay, but it ain’t Shakespeare.”

“How eloquently stated.”

“Whaddya mean by that?”

“You assessment wasn’t exactly Shakespeare, either.”

“Ya know, you always been a snob.”



“No, I don’t. Enlighten me.”

“I’ll enlighten you. I’ll enlighten you right in your face.”

“How wonderfully bohemian.”

“Why don’t you shut up?”

“Why should I? I’m the only one with anything intelligent to say.”

“And ya wonder why no one likes ya.”

“I always assumed it was jealousy.”


“Ouch. You sting me with your witty repartee.”


“You broke my nose!”

“Consider yourself stung.”


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4 Responses to Why There Ain’t No Blue Collar Starbucks

  1. misskzebra says:

    Funnily enough, at the Starbucks on my campus, all the staff have to wear blue shirts.

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