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If you need to leave a table for whatever reason...

If you need to leave a table for whatever reason e.g. bathroom, cell phone call, smoke, etc. say, “Excuse me”

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How to shake hands

A handshake is proper when the “web”– the portion between your thumb and index finger–meets the opposing person’s web. The shake should be firm, but not too aggressive as to harm the other individual. 19 more words

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Rule #223: Line budders

It’s hard for people like us to tolerate line budders. We, as creators of a better world would not stoop to this level. So it’s a real test of our rule abiding patients to watch this go on. 313 more words

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10 Etiquette Rules You're Probably Breaking

Everyone knows that you shouldn’t put your elbows on the dinner table and should give a firm hand shake. However, Mental Floss has compiled a list of 10 good manners that you may not necessarily be aware of. 371 more words

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10 Etiquette Rules You're Probably Breaking

Everyone knows that you shouldn’t put your elbows on the dinner table and should give a firm hand shake. However, Mental Floss has compiled a list of 10 good manners that you may not necessarily be aware of. 371 more words

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Matriarch Manners: Why I'm Too Coarse For My Mother

“‘I think both of you are coarse,’ she said, not turning her head. She was not just talking. She meant it. ‘Coarse’ was the worst epithet in my mother’s strictured vocabulary, and I spent a great deal of my early childhood struggling against the vast natural coarseness rampant in my nature,” (Peachtree Road, Anne River Siddons). 393 more words

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The Brilliance of "Everyday" Hillary Clinton

As the U.S. 2016 election campaign cranks itself up, I’ve been watching aspects of it with interest. What has really fascinated me is Hillary Clinton’s claim to be reaching out to “everyday Americans” 214 more words

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