Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Here's A Tip: Don't Buy Etrade

This morning, BBC Breakfast (think Good Morning America or Today) had a feature on tipping service workers. Their in-studio guest was a "manners and etiquette expert" whose first statement was, "Well if you go to a place like America, they really do go over the top on tipping ...."

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4 Comments:

Blogger Middle Kid said...

Maybe we are "over the top" because we don't want our service workers "on the dole."

3:55 PM  
Blogger Schmutz said...

And somewhere, somehow, someone in the US decided that 15% is not adequate and the proper tip is 20% and more if you get extraordinary service.

5:28 PM  
Blogger MKOK said...

Well, thats because 40% of all
americans are waiters and they like the golden rule.

4:44 PM  
Blogger Tai said...

If you've been following this story you might enjoy this funny video following the famous chimp from those Super Bowl commercial after he's lost his job and he's down on his luck...http://youtube.com/watch?v=6uSL1rilsWg

6:04 AM  

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