Why is it that we’re meant to pay a tip to certain people, but not others? I was at the hairdressers yesterday, I’d paid for my cut, but I’m still expected to tip both my hairdresser, and the girl that washed my hair.
It’s the same in restaurants, taxis, etc etc – we pay what we’re asked to, but then we have to tip too.
I’m a practice nurse, and for many of my patients I offer a ‘service’. So, after I’ve given a vaccine, helped someone manage their asthma properly, helped them give up smoking, or even done a smear, why don’t I find an extra £1 or so on my desk?!