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That is probably his 'senior' wife! The other ones are 'junior' wives. Depending on the system used, senior wife can wield a lot of power over the other wives. Do you notice how the younger women have pushed her away from the lucky man?

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I rarely give tips. Never had any problems.
Never eaten in the USA then?
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Yes in New York. Just paid the bill and walked out.
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Yes in New York. Just paid the bill and walked out.
Lucky you weren't chased down the street by the waiter/waitress
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I think even in America there is no legal requirement to pay a tip. As we weren't planning on going back to the restaurant - we were just there for a long weekend - they wouldn't have been able to intimidate into paying.
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The Bushmen should expell the Bantus - including this Rhodes scholar - and the White folks from Southern Africa ...

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Don't forget the Hottentots. If you can find any! The Dutch got to Cape Province before the Bantu did so the dude needs a bit of a refresher in history.

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I think even in America there is no legal requirement to pay a tip. As we weren't planning on going back to the restaurant - we were just there for a long weekend - they wouldn't have been able to intimidate into paying.
No there isn't, however many restaurants will not pay you a full wage under the assumption that tips will make up the difference. It's a BS practice as tips are not guaranteed but it is tolerated in some locations.....like NYC for example.
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And from experience Houston, Boston and many many other places. Its worse down in Rio and San Paulo
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