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17 things only people who've worked in a coffee shop in Ireland will understand

You’ll never forget the smell of coffee.

IF YOU WERE a chain barista, you’ll know all too well.

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1. How annoying customers can be

People are REALLY picky about their coffee, and they lie to you all the time.

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* Gives them full fat milk instead of skimmed*

2. Feigning giving-a-shite is so hard sometimes

Oh you want me to learn about ALL the different types of coffee? It all tastes the same to me.

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3. You smell like coffee ALL the time

Well, coffee and a mixture of sour milk.

4. You least favourite phrase is, “THAT’S SO EXPENSIVE”

The menu is RIGHT THERE, and I don’t set the prices.

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5. When this pops up on the machine, it’s time to sigh

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6. You secretly sneer at people who try to order fancy things but end up looking like a fool

Wet cappuccino = a latte, deal with it.

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7. There is absolutely no way to look good in an apron

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8. Wearing all-black converse was about as original as you could get

Even despite warnings you could scald yourself.

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9. The smell of burnt milk is downright NASTY

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10. Early openings are actual hell

You need coffee before you to make the coffee…

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11. There’s one customer you like the best

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12. Sneaking your mates free drinks is pretty much a day-to-day occurrence

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13. When you call out coffee and a the wrong customer takes it, only to turn around and say “I DIDN’T ORDER THIS”

RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGE.

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14. You’ll never cease to be amazed at how messy two people drinking two lattes can be

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15. The horror of being presented with one of these

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Oh so THE WHOLE OFFICE wants coffee.

16. You sip coffee all day so are up to high doh when you go home in the evening

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17. Making the fancy cold drinks when it’s busy is the WORST

The Spanish students are coming!

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