It's pretty normal to go out to a restaurant to break big, bad news to somebody—and yet no matter how soft you think you're talking, somebody is going to hear you, particularly the person whose job it is to bring you food and drinks.

In fact, getting to hear all those juicy secrets and awkward conversations is actually a perk of the job. And luckily for you, some of those waiters and waitresses decided to take to Reddit to share some of the best stories they've ever overheard.