Wednesday, 19th February 2020

Tapping debit card best way to get our attention, say barmaids

BARMAIDS have confirmed that repeatedly tapping your debit card on the counter is the best way to get their attention.

The light, incessant drumming fought off stiff competition from sleazy hollering, exaggerated sighing and a £20 note thrust in the face.

Barmaid Nikki Hollis said: “Even in a crowded bar on a Saturday night with the footie on, the rhythmic rapping of a debit can still be clearly heard by the bar staff. It’s like magic.

“Hitting a plastic payment card on a wooden or laminate counter is very much the thinking man’s version of clicking your fingers.

“Just one look at that EMV chip or contactless payment symbol bouncing off the bar and I know I’m dealing with a sophisticated customer who can’t afford to wait for their pint of watery booze and packet of scampi fries.

“Give it a go the next time you’re struggling to get a round in.”