Sure, your parents may have taught you that eavesdropping is rude. But you know it’s hard to stop listening when something dramatic is unfolding near you in a restaurant or on the train. Sometimes the pay off is too great, like this story recently shared by comedian Stuart Laws, who witnessed a battle over dirty dishes unfold in a British coffee shop.
The story is beautifully suited to unfolding via Twitter in real time. It took multiple unexpected twists and turns as Laws relayed the play-by-play in a cafe. From the battle’s opening salvo, Laws could tell this was going to head somewhere interesting.