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projectile vomit in front of customers

by Underatree11 on October 9, 2011   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Well, I was at work(I'm a cashier) and I was feeling very sick all day. Trying to leave early, my boss asked me to tough out my sickness until we could get someone to cover for me. As I'm ringing up someone I felt so ill and with no time to run to the back of the store to the bathroom, I threw up in front of the customer and over some of their groceries


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