Mathematical types might object, but to me the evidence is clear. British music fans are 8 percent better than Americans and 10 percent better than the rest of the world.
According to ComScore 1.2 million people worldwide downloaded Radiohead's pay-what-you-like album, "In Rainbows." As we reported Tuesday, only 38 percent of those downloading the album chose to pay anything at all. In the U.S., only 40 percent paid even a cent, or a pence, or whatever.
Now if you people would just start tipping, maybe you'd have something to talk about.