When in Britain, here are three things to keep in mind...

Never tip in a British pub; always pass a decanter of Port to the left, as done in Her Majesty's Royal Navy, until it arrives back at your host's place. Never let it sit in front of you; and during teatime you should not pour your own, but ask instead for the hostess or waiter to do so.
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( Carolyn McGuire/Chicago Tribune )

Never tip in a British pub; always pass a decanter of Port to the left, as done in Her Majesty's Royal Navy, until it arrives back at your host's place. Never let it sit in front of you; and during teatime you should not pour your own, but ask instead for the hostess or waiter to do so.

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