Through several personal interviews the author helps the reader understand why people should tip why people do tip why some people are loathe to tip and what makes a few people overtip
Everett likes to overtip
to shame the Metro Pizza staff into customer service.
As no less a figure than Benjamin Franklin once observed, "To overtip
is to appear an ass: To undertip is to appear an even greater ass.
Nor do the diagnosticians address the author's obvious penchant for, and naive enjoyment of, acts of destruction, nor the amazing innocence and naivete of his despair--he is something like an infant who has engaged upon a thoughtless feat of tower-construction without end (thus Martin Eden, toting up the books he has read and the essays he has written), and who is sincerely appalled when his blocks overtip
, as they must, because he never had any intention to stop stacking them, and was also vaguely looking forward to knocking them down, anyway.
Rather than overtip
, which tends to annoy resident members, it's better to offer the fee along with a small gift.
The essay was in to another piece in which the writer spoke about how, being African American, he has to be extra careful to overtip
waiters, so that they wouldn't assume that just because he was a black patron he was going to undertip them; and that when he went into department stores, he was very careful to exhibit the accoutrements of his middle-class status so that they would treat him well.
in restaurants, she makes workmen bacon sandwiches and tea - even if they've brought their own and would clearly rather have them.
Also, fact that his most controversial lyrics are never highlighted here (they rush by in brief rapped or text form, when addressed at all) overtips
scale away from critics, toward self-justifying claims that he was merely "speaking .