Napkin or Serviette?
It’s your first trip to London and you accidentally drop your Napkin while dining. You summon the waiter and ask him for a Napkin. The waiter, who aims to please, returns and hands you a Diaper! What happened?
In England and Ireland, Serviette is the proper term for a Napkin
Note: Never use your Napkin to blow your nose and leave it on your chair (not the table) if you need to excuse yourself. Why? The waiter will know that you will be returning and you will not mess up the table for fellow diners by placing a used Napkin at your Place Setting.
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