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"How much of a gratuity does Santa usually get?"
"How much are we supposed to tip the guy who followed us to our room and flicked the light switch?"
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Plaque on judge's desk: 'No tipping.'
Caution: Generous Gratuity Expected
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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.
'Would you like to start with a drink, a menu, or my gratuity.'
"For six or more gallstones we add an eighteen percent gratuity.''
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"It's a good idea to tip first. That way I know what level of service you expect."
"It's right here in the brochure: 'Be sure to tip your fishing guide.'"
"Yeah, I'm a songbird, but I'm a city songbird. No tip, no singing."
"Thank you. Thank you very much!"
"The maître d' here is a master at economic profiling.",
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"The extra fifteen per cent is for the rain forest."
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"We add an eighteen percent gratuity for parties of six or more."
"A sizable gratuity always helps."
"Morris, did you forget to schmeer Carlos for Christmas?"
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'Yes, I can park it...but the gratuity just went up.'
Things were going downhill all evening for Brad and Zelda until they finally reached a tipping point.
'The cost of your flight went up because we now include gratuity for parties of seven or more.'
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'Thanks, Sis, but I think it's my turn to leave the stealth tip.'
"I thought you said there were no fees!"
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'That's it. Your allowance doesn't include a suggested gratuity.'
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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"Expect a generous gratuity on table 9...I hacked his tip calculator."