I used to drive for Lyft, and one passenger asked about my career aspirations. When I told him I wanted to be a writer, he said, "Your poor father, he'll be supporting you your whole life."
I also used to work for a consignment store, and a customer once decided they wanted store credit instead of cash AFTER receiving the cash. You get entirely different percentages of the profit if you take cash vs. store credit, so I pulled out a calculator and a Post-it Note, and apologized that it would take a moment to figure out. The woman condescendingly said, "That's OK, honey — math is hard," and laughed.
I ALSO used to work at a restaurant, and I dealt with angry complaints from customers about the food and wait times for food all the time. I was a hostess.
And that's not even to mention the multiple comments about my appearance. If I had a dollar for every man who made a creepy comment to me, I would've had enough money to stop working a minimum wage job, I can tell you that.
I don't need to continue. If you've worked with customers, you know. So now we want to hear from you — what's the rudest thing a customer has said to you? Let us know in the comments below, and you could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.