It isn't the waitstaff's only job to serve you. They're also interpreters that can skillfully translate a wide variety of awkward-speak.
That's what SHE said, amirite? Amirite?
holds hand up for high-five, is left hanging
With Thanksgiving coming up, out come the mall Santas...
Then again, I know some coworkers that manage to botch the coffee pot pretty poorly. This might explain it...
Of course in this day an age, having any kind of job is a victory in and of itself. Which is how I rationalize Water Cooler Chris' eventual demotion.