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Proper etiquette isn’t a hoity-toity thing of the past, but rather something we should all be aware of for everyday life. Whether you’re curious about current etiquette rules or etiquette mistakes that you should avoid at all costs, you’ve come to the right place

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50 Little Etiquette Rules You Should Always Practice

These tips will help you mind your manners.

Here’s How Much to Tip for a Massage

An etiquette expert and a massage therapist reveal tipping advice for when, how and how much to tip for a...


100 Retirement Wishes to Congratulate Co-Workers, Friends and Family on a Job Well Done

These retirement wishes will let someone know you're thinking of them as they celebrate this major milestone


12 Things Good Hosts Always Do—and 9 Things They Don’t Bother With

Here's how to host a party so that your guests are happy, your party is memorable—and you're not crazy by...


100 Thank-You Messages That Perfectly Express Your Appreciation

When a simple "thank you" isn't enough, these thank-you messages will convey just the right sentiment

100 Congratulations Messages That Are Perfect for Any Occasion

Looking for the right words to show just how happy you are for someone? These congratulations messages will do the...


100 Condolence Messages That Show Your Support and Sympathy

Don't be so afraid to say the wrong thing that you end up saying nothing. These condolence messages will help...

100 Thoughtful Get Well Wishes That Show How Much You Care

Whether you want to go with something funny, serious, loving or empathetic, these perfectly crafted get well wishes will show...


100 Wedding Wishes That Send the Perfect Message on the Big Day

These sweet, thoughtful and funny wedding wishes will strike just the right note


Here’s How Much to Tip at the Nail Salon

Don't let a headache over how much to tip at the nail salon ruin the fun of getting your next...


Every Type of Wedding Guest Attire, Explained

Not sure how to interpret those confusing dress codes? We've got you covered with the proper wedding guest attire for...

What Knee Do You Propose On, and Why?

Turns out, the explanation for this engagement tradition may stem from an actual knight in shining armor.


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If You See These 11 Behaviors, Your Dog Might Need Obedience Training

A little help can go a long way with everything from poor leash manners to general nervousness—and ensure that your...


Do You Know How Much to Tip? Test Your Tipping Etiquette

See if you can answer these tricky questions on tipping and find out if you've been giving the right amount...


Here’s How Much to Tip Hotel Housekeeping

Etiquette experts reveal tipping advice for hotel stays, including when, how, and how much to tip housekeeping.


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Here’s How Much to Tip Your Hairdresser

Have a hair appointment coming up? Find out how much to tip your hairdresser and the assistant stylists—and how much...

The New Tipping Etiquette: How Much to Tip in Every Situation, from Salons to Restaurants to Drivers...

The pandemic changed tipping etiquette. Here's what you need to know about when, what, and how to tip now.


How to Write a Heartfelt Thank-You Note

There's no secret formula for how to write a thank-you note, but these tips will help you get started.


24 Email Etiquette Rules You Still Need to Follow

These rules change as fast as the technology. From using emojis in business emails (it's fine!) to requesting read receipts...


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11 Times You Shouldn’t Use Your Left Hand

Don't be caught doing any of these things...with your left hand.


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14 Obscure Etiquette Rules You Probably Break All the Time

When it comes to eating, talking on the phone, or even introducing people, you're probably guilty of these not-etiquette-sanctioned behaviors.


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If You See an “M” on an RSVP Card, This Is What It Means

Consider it the letter that stumps party guests time and time again.


16 Things You Shouldn’t Ask Hotel Staff

Think twice before asking these questions at a hotel that may come across as rude, unsafe, or unrealistic—and ultimately won't...


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What Does RSVP Mean on an Invite?

You probably know what it means, but can you answer the question, “What does RSVP stand for?”


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American Flag Etiquette: 12 Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You Were Making

We’ve checked with some patriotic organizations about how best to display Old Glory based on the U.S. Flag Code. These...

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15 Rude Things You Probably Shouldn’t Be Doing at the Grocery Store

Grocery shopping is something we all have to do, seemingly all at the same time. Here's how to make the...


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16 Forgotten Manners Every Parent Should Teach Their Child

Saying "please" and "thank you" is just the tip of the iceberg.


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25 Rude Restaurant Habits You Need to Stop ASAP

Stacking your dishes, passing the salt, using the wrong bread plate, and more: Avoid making rude mistakes while dining out.


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Dining Out with Your Dog: 15 Etiquette Tips to Always Follow

Just because they can sit on your lap, it doesn't mean they should!


16 Things to Never Do at the Gym

Gym culture has an etiquette all its own—brush up on the things never to do at the gym before you...


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14 Zoom Etiquette Rules You Need to Follow

Making eye contact is important—so look directly into the camera, not at the person you're talking to. (Oops.)