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Long life

To tip or not to tip

First there was an anti-tipping movement in Britain and now the first crack has appeared in the American tipping culture

24 October 2015

9:00 AM

24 October 2015

9:00 AM

As I grow older, I find myself increasingly reluctant to travel, which is why it’s been a few years now since I last visited New York. I like New York, but there are few nastier experiences than going there. The usual horrors associated with modern air travel are bad enough, but the passengers on transatlantic flights tend to be especially uncongenial — harassed mothers with screaming babies, tattooed, pot-bellied men bursting out of their jeans.

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