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Because I do understand some of the languages of the tourists who usually come through. I usually get by with a couple of words here and there, some Norwegian and English, but some tourists just don't bother to even try. Usually it's fine, and everybody's happy, but every day I meet at least one asshat who turns to yelling in stead of being a bit patient.
By hemiol / Tuesday 9 August 2016 23:05 / Norway
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By  lovebooks07  |  15

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By  lovebooks07  |  15

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  hemiol  |  30

Because I do understand some of the languages of the tourists who usually come through. I usually get by with a couple of words here and there, some Norwegian and English, but some tourists just don't bother to even try. Usually it's fine, and everybody's happy, but every day I meet at least one asshat who turns to yelling in stead of being a bit patient.

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  Nckc8819  |  11

Yeah it appears even sensible people turn crazy during holidays my personal favour was a guest at the hotel I'm working at that wanted to complaint to their agent as they never been notified that hot air balloon rides are not suited for people with fear of heights

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  Camry_Girl420  |  18

I feel that same way about Mexicans. i wouldn't got to Mexico and expect them to know English just like I wouldn't expect and American to have to cater to them and speak Spanish fluently because they didn't bother to learn the language the high majority of the country speaks

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  HnyBee13  |  26

#55 Why didn't the white settlers bother to learn the Native American languages when they first came and were way out numbered? Americans should be speaking Cherokee or something instead of English now, by that logic.

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  snarkytruth  |  37

They already don't understand his real language- Norwegian so why would he need to make up a fake one ? Besides it being childish he wouldn't keep his job very long treating customers like that. Too many tourists think their holiday money justifies or requires them to be catered to by hand and foot. Shame Op but take heart we aren't all like that.

By  ndts  |  4

They are better off without us I think. Also it is never said that op works in tourism. Might just be some random tourists getting mad at him/her.

By  species4872  |  17

Perhaps a nice middle finger card for them next time.

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  purple_bunnies  |  20

The middle finger there might not mean what it does in North America. Every country is different. Our middle finger is the pinky finger in another country. I just don't remember which one. Plus with him/her at work at the time of the incident, he/she could get in a lot of trouble or fired for doing something like that to customers.

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  species4872  |  17

#30 goodness, don't take me literally.

By  hemiol  |  30

I work at a museum, and there's no way I could be able to speak all of the languages of the tourists who come trough. Usually, with a bit of patience, everything is fine and everybody's happy, but every day there's at least one asshat who doesn't even bother to try.

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