In Morocco, to the Point of Tipping, a Short Story About Tipping in a Foreign Country
This amusing short story tells of the embarrassment of an American traveler in Morocco. The narrator is confused about tipping customs and amounts and runs out of coins before the end of the trip, forcing him to forgo a final tip altogether.
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"This is certainly an amusing anecdote about the culture shock that can be experienced while travelling abroad. The woman in the airport serves as a good anchor to begin with and return to. However, the wording throughout the story is unnecessarily complex. This, combined with an often stream-of-consciousness delivery, makes the action difficult to follow and makes the narrator come off as pretentious even as he professes humility. Several words are also used incorrectly. Consider writing the story out in a plain and matter-of-fact manner first to make sure that the events and chronology are clear, then go back and spice up the language a bit, but be sure to keep the meaning intact, and don't sacrifice clarity for style."
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