"The maître d' here is a master at economic profiling.",
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Grim Reaper rowing a boat full of dead souls to the afterlife; a tip jar sits on the side of the boat.
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Caution: Generous Gratuity Expected
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"The extra fifteen per cent is for the rain forest."
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"Whatever you do, give the bellboy a good tip."
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A customer in a bank sees a sign reading, "Tipping Permitted", beside a teller's window.
"For six or more gallstones we add an eighteen percent gratuity.''
Tags:hospital, hospitals, clinic, clinics, doctor's office, doctor's offices, medical, medicine, doctor, doctors, patient, patients, health, health care, healthcare, bill, bills, billing, money, medical bill, medical bills, medical costs, medical billing, gratuity, gratuities, service charge, tip, tips, tipping, tipping culture, operation, operations, operating, o.r., o.r.s, or, ors, surgery, surgeries, surgeon, surgeons, gallstone, gallstones
"How much are we supposed to tip the guy who followed us to our room and flicked the light switch?"
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"How much of a gratuity does Santa usually get?"
"A sizable gratuity always helps."
"We add an eighteen percent gratuity for parties of six or more."
"Morris, did you forget to schmeer Carlos for Christmas?"
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