Aug 17 2012

Tipping Via Credit Card, Why you shouldn't.

Why you shouldn't tip restaurant servers on your credit card. USA TODAY


When you charge a meal on a credit card, if you want the servers to be assured of their fair share, you should leave the tip in cash, more than one server has told me.
1) "Server can take that money home at night. When tips are distributed by check (often later) it's never, ever accurate. Not malicious intent usually, just lazy bookkeeping.
2) "Some owners outright steal tips," Steve says.
3) "Owners have forced waiters to give the kitchen a cut of the tips. Illegal. Instead of paying their hardest-working (kitchen) employees more, quite a few owners will steal it from the waiter. This is an old story."
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Aug 17 2012

Hiding A 42-inch TV

Woman hid 42-inch TV under skirt, police say. AZ Central

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Aug 17 2012

Our Thoughts Shape Us

Fat Thoughts Can Make You Fat. SHAPE

In the study, scientists assessed the perceived and actual weights of teenagers, then tracked them for about a decade. As adults, about half were still normal weight, but among those who were overweight there was a unique difference. Of the girls who felt fat as teens nearly 60 percent became overweight as adults, and 78 percent had excess waist circumferences. On the flip side, of the girls who didn’t consider themselves to be fat as teens just 31 percent were found to be overweight as adults, and 55 percent had high waist measurements.
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