A tip to avoid embarrassment…
Blog Guy, please help settle an argument with my boyfriend. Is it proper to tip bloggers at Christmas?
Absolutely! I checked with advice columnists, and the list for holiday gifts includes doormen, mailmen, trash collectors, bloggers and hair stylists.
Gosh, I didn’t know! How much should I tip my favorite bloggers?
It’s like waiters. Usually 15-20 percent.
Uh, 15 to 20 percent of what?
Good point. Well, I would just try to imagine how bleak and meaningless your life would be without your favorite blogs, and let your conscience be your guide.
Apart from money are there other appropriate gifts?
Sure. Gold bars, gold jewelery, fresh doughnuts, gold coins, gold watches. A vacant Senate seat is nice, too.
Vacant Senate seat? Hey, this sounds like some kind of a scam!
You can’t blame a blogger for trying…
Below: A tray of fresh doughnuts at a Tokyo Krispy Kreme shop in 2006 file photo. REUTERS/ Toshiyuki Aizawa