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It seems like we're being asked to tip everywhere. An etiquette expert on modern gratuity rules

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Friday, May 26, 2023 - 11:28am

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Technology has changed the way we tip today and where we’re asked to do it.

Instead of leaving 15% at a restaurant, it sometimes feels like we’re being asked to select a tip amount from an iPad screen — 15, 20 or 25% — just about everywhere. 

The Show spoke with Lizzie Post, co-president of the Emily Post Institute, who said that there's good and bad to the new way tipping is presented. Post is also the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, the forebearer of American etiquette.

Lizzie Post
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Lizzie Post

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