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Old 08-09-2016, 11:19 AM
John Bredin is offline
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Originally Posted by terentii View Post
Okay ... he tips the guy who shines his shoes (and also happens to be black). So?

What was he supposed to do? Pat him on the head? Toss him a slice of watermelon?
Hand it to him. I think the operative word in yesanything's post is "flipped." Sheldrake flipped or tossed the shoeshine man his tip rather than handing it to him.