June 16, 2016
Used to be that the default "joke" job was "flipping burgers at McDonalds".
Nowadays it's "being a barista at Starbucks".
I suppose that change means something but damned if I know what.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at June 16, 2016 09:21 AM (PiXy!)
Posted by: J Greely at June 16, 2016 11:55 AM (CLiR9)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at June 16, 2016 12:51 PM (+rSRq)
Posted by: pgfraering at June 16, 2016 01:30 PM (RVqLD)
Posted by: J Greely at June 16, 2016 01:50 PM (CLiR9)
I think J just won the thread.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at June 16, 2016 02:05 PM (+rSRq)
Posted by: Wonderduck at June 16, 2016 03:16 PM (Hdexn)
Starbucks is for college grads who can't do better.
Sadly, that is not solely restricted to the US. Friends of the family who have been to Taiwan recently tell me that coffee shops are everywhere now, both Starbucks and local chains/independent establishments.* The running joke (Prompted by the less than energetic state of Taiwan's economy over the last few years.) is that all the college graduates who are unable to find jobs are now opening coffee shops - which at least indicates some hopes about entrepreneurial spirit.
*Yes, it appears that while tea is still commonly drank, coffee is now the dominant drink...In an Asian country.
Posted by: cxt217 at June 16, 2016 07:20 PM (ihsfL)
Posted by: J Greely at June 16, 2016 09:36 PM (ZlYZd)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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