The waitress charged further for being annoying. Picture: Taberna Equzki / Twitter

It’s the type of factor one would possibly anticipate from Manuel, the hapless Catalan waiter in Fawlty Towers.

However on this case, it’s a waitress within the Basque Nation who has gained notoriety after slapping a buyer with an additional cost for being bothersome.

Utilizing the most common of Spanish swear phrases – cojones (which means testicles) – the phrase ‘tocar los cojones’ – actually means “touching the testicles” and is used to explain behaviour that’s persistently annoying.

After a spherical of drinks at Taberna Eguzki, which comprised of 4 glasses of verdejo, a crianza, a Viña Actual and a glass of champagne, all for a really affordable €12.50, the shopper was introduced with a invoice with an additional €10 added: “Por tocar los cojones”.




The bar/restaurant within the Basque coastal city of Bermeo within the Vizcaya province, shared the joke on social media and it quickly went viral.

It seems the addition  to the invoice was a joke thought up by waitress  Anka on her boss, Fernando, who spends each Thursday afternoon within the institution ingesting with a bunch of buddies whereas enjoying the Spanish card sport Mus.

“Sure, he paid the additional!” confirmed Anka to Publico newspaper. “It was probably the most well-spent cash of his life”.

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