Graciousness and gratitude are harder to come by these days — but these old school manners really are timeless. Let's bring them back!
It's great that we've thrown aside some rigid social rules and live freer, more casual lives. But some of those old manners were kinda great, too.
No, etiquette is not dead! Help your little ones get ahead by teaching them these basic manners.
Figuring out who pays for the bridesmaids' dresses is tough, but depending on the situation, the rules are clear. Try this cheatsheet and good luck!
The rules of etiquette sometimes seem arcane and inflexible. Don't beat yourself up if you trip over one of these faux pas — own your flub and win.
Office social life can be tricky — it's like high school, but with paychecks and careers. Don't risk yours with any of these embarrassing flubs.
Our parents teach us so much about how to live — for better or worse. If crowds aren't your thing, identify the signs and overcome your upbringing.
We try our best to be polite and sensitive to others, but sometimes even Emily Post slips up. Are you guilty of any of these small impositions?
It's not money that makes the world go 'round — it's little white lies. How many of these fibs are you guilty of?
Twitter allows you to share your wit and wisdom with the world. Which is great, until you commit one of these wince-worthy twitter-gaffes.
We've all been fakes one time or another. We can't help it — sometimes it's the polite thing to do.
Facebook is a fun way to share with friends — and their friends, and total strangers. Avoid these Facebook faux pas and keep your profile sharp.
Unless you're a meteorologist, a quip about the weather will kill a conversation before it starts. Learn that and nine other small talk never dos.
The telephone conversation is it's own realm, one that includes it's own rules and etiquette. How many of these "phone's pas" have you committed?
Everybody knows about elbows and tables, but what do you do if you're the subject of the toast? Learn that and more before your next fancy dinner.
Effective complaints make everybody happy — including you. Learn the right way to complain and get what you want.
A lot of the stock phrases we use have much darker meanings than we probably intend. Be careful what you say!
Email has transformed how we work. That is, it has if you can avoid making any of these dumb email mistakes.
First dates are nerve-wracking, but you can end them fast — and your shot at a second — before they even get started with any of these moves.
Make work easier on you and your colleagues by avoiding these nasty, annoying habits at the office.
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