The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #39135   Message #554047
Posted By: Jim Dixon
19-Sep-01 - 12:37 PM
Thread Name: BS: British-American cultural differences 3
Subject: British-American cultural differences 3
Here are links back to BS: British-American cultural differences and BS: British-American cultural differences 2. While you're at it, check out American Cultural oddities from 1998.

In answer to the tipping problem, I think a good rule of thumb that works in both Britain and America is this: If you get service at your table, you have to tip. If you have to pick up your drinks or food at the bar and carry them to a table yourself, you don't have to tip.