Yes, Nasty Restaurant Customers, Servers Will Indeed Sabotage Your Food

Study shows why abusing the help isn't a good idea

Chances are you've heard that awful old joke about the waiter slipping an illicit ingredient into the salad dressing of a customer who's pissed him off. No? Well, listen up anyway. A just-released study from Baylor University's Hamkamer School of Business is replete with statistical proof of why it pays to be nice to your server: If you aren't, there's a good chance he or she will exact revenge.

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