Social Manners & Etiquette

Submitted by reb on Sat, 02/25/2017 - 19:40

Introduction

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* Related articles: Role Models. Decision Making.

 

Introduction

* What is social grace, aka social etiquette? 

 

Common Mistakes

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Books on Social Etiquette

 

Misc Notes

* Stand at attention during National Anthem.
* Apologize if you bump into someone walking.
* Nod or tip your hat when walking by a lady.
* Open the door for the next person.
* Don't use profanity in front of women and children.
* Don't accept profanity nor promiscuity in tv and movies.
* Have moral courage and personal integrity.
* Only brag about your childlren or grandchildren.
* Have work ethic, sense of responsibility, decent values, and pride in your country and area.
* Don't slirp liquids. 
* Chew with your mouth closed. Don't talk with food in your mouth.
* Talk when what you have to say will optimistically contribute to society.
* Take a few courses on manors and social etiquette.
* Stand up straight. 
* When you desire to moan or complain, create an activity for people instead.
* Flee from pessimistic behavior. Be positive and encouraging. 
* Be honest and blunt, but not rude.
* Speak in short, well worded sentences. Don't ramble on. Ask for input on the topic.

 

Internet Resources

* Wikipedia article on Etiquette: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etiquette