A tip (also called a gratuity) is a sum of money tendered to certain service sector workers for a service performed or anticipated. Such payments and their size are a matter of social custom. Tipping varies among cultures and by service industry. In some circumstances, such as with U.S. government workers, receiving of tips is illegal.
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... It is not customary to tipfor service at the bar in pubs ... Tipsof 10% are common in restaurants, but not compulsory ... Tipping for other services such as taxis and hairdressers is not expected, but tipsare often given to reward good service ...
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