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Shopping Cart Do’s and Dont’s

So often we get caught up in all the business and dining etiquette rules in order to advance our careers, we forget about other etiquette rules that apply to our lives 24/7. For example, what about shopping cart etiquette at … Continue reading

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PDA – Public Displays of Affection

Yesterday, I was walking down the hall of a high school and was totally embarrassed. There were displays of public affection every few feet. I’m not referring to hand holding or a quick peck on the cheek. These were actual … Continue reading

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Spitting in Public

It’s a shame I even have to write about this topic.  I am totally disgusted by it and my sensitive stomach can hardly stand the thought of it.  Unfortunately, due to numerous sitings in the course of one day, I … Continue reading

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Funeral Processions – Funeral Etiquette

Funeral processions are part of a burial ritual in Christian faiths. They are typically a solemn event displaying a sense of dignity and respect for the deceased and their loved ones. It is unfortunate that people who are not part … Continue reading

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Undergarments Should be an Understatement

In today’s fashion industry, it is sometimes difficult to determine if certain pieces of attire are to be worn under or over other pieces of clothing. Young adults are wearing undergarments over garments and readily show more than just the … Continue reading

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Re-gifting

We give gifts because we value our relationships with family, friends, co-workers and acquaintances who help us throughout the year. A gift shows our appreciation and/or love and brings joy and pleasure to the recipient. The act of giving a … Continue reading

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Hosting a Dinner When the Electricity Goes Out

I was attending a large corporate holiday party in Chicago and had to negotiate my way through an ice and snow storm to get to the event. A challenge most Chicagoans are use to. Just as the guests began to … Continue reading

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Please and Thank You

Many people ask me very difficult etiquette questions.  I’m thrilled people are interested in improving their etiquette skills and want to properly handle certain situations.  What I am puzzled about is why people don’t practice simple everyday acts of etiquette … Continue reading

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Parking Space Hogs

No one wants to get a dent in their car door from another car door opening. It’s important to be careful when getting in and out of a car so your door does not fly open to hit a neighboring … Continue reading

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Beepers and Pagers

Humans are not supposed to beep or buzz.  Why is it so many people are emitting these noises in public places?  Could it be they have acquired newly attached technical appendages? We are bombarded with so many unwanted noises on … Continue reading

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