I've had custys pick up on my foreign accent and tell me I speak English very well and ask how long I've lived in the States. I've lived here almost nine years and before that I lived in Britain. It's astounding how many people don't get it.
I have one woman insist that I must have learned English in school and she complained to a manager that I was lying to her when I tried to explain that it is in fact my native language.
I have a question for the Drive Thru slaves. If you can't quite pull up next to the speaker, is it better to wait until the car in front moves further up or better to stick you head out the window a bit and speak louder?
I was in the drive-thru lane behind a large pickup the other day and when they pulled forward there wasn't enough space for me to pull forward next to the speaker. My front end was just in front of it, but it was about 3-4 feet away from my window.
I figure if I wait they're going to have longer times and I'll mess up the rhythm but if I order from far away I'm going to be hard to hear.