Placing it carefully in the ‘For Tips’ pot on the counter as he was leaving, where it lay looking odd in amongst the small change.
Without so much as a glance the waitress just said “Thanks.”
When he returned the next day, it was still there.
Timidly he said, “I see there’s a heart in your gratuities pot. What a lovely gesture from a generous customer.”
“Yes,” the waitress said. “But we divide the tips up at the end of the week and we are not sure how to share this one out?”