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Higher price. Higher tip?

Is there a greater imperative to tip the more fancy (and expensive) the restaurant? People always amaze me when they say something like, “well, I tip at fine dining restaurants but not at regular restaurants.” If you ask what the … Continue reading

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Do we tip to impress others?

Tipping a waiter might not impress your friends as much as a new skin-tight lycra suit would impress a peloton of cyclists, but giving money away without any hope of a return does seem to suggest an act of largess … Continue reading

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