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by Abigail Van Buren

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DEAR ABBY: Is it considered rude to ask to take some ice water with you from a restaurant after you have paid for your meal? An old friend of mine insists it is very wrong. Thank you. -- THIRSTY IN THE MIDWEST

DEAR THIRSTY: No rule of etiquette prevents a patron from asking to take a go-cup of water with them from a restaurant. Your friend is mistaken.