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Surprise! Tits affect tipping

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Cornell University is known for its high-minded academic research, but it also has its hand in some randier projects. For example, professor Michael Lynn recently published a research paper on how a waitress's appearance affects her tips, according to this report on Restaurant Hospitality.

Lynn, who'd previously reported on "Race Differences in Restaurant Tipping," this time determined that the bigger the bra size, the blonder the hair and the curvier the hips, the larger a server's tip will be.

To conduct his research, Lynn posted a link to a survey on www.waiterrant.net, asking female servers about their physical characteristics and daily take-home tips. "Waitresses completed an on-line survey about their physical characteristics, self-perceived attractiveness and sexiness, and average tips," he explained in his study's abstance. "The waitresses' self-rated physical attractiveness increased with their breast sizes and decreased with their ages, waist-to-hip ratios, and body sizes. Similar effects were observed on self-rated sexiness, with the exception of age, which varied with self-rated sexiness in a negative, quadratic relationship rather than a linear one. Moreover, the waitresses' tips varied with age in a negative, quadratic relationship, increased with breast size, increased with having blond hair, and decreased with body size."

Surprise: He found that old men with hairy palms want the broads who bring their breakfasts to have breasts bigger than the portion of chicken-fried steak on the plate.

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