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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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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.)


These Are the Most—and the Least—Polite Zodiac Signs

If politeness is the GPS you use to navigate life, you'll appreciate this guide that will help you understand what...


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13 Habits That Untrustworthy People Have in Common

From a lack of integrity to dominating the conversation, here's what you should know about untrustworthy people.

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15 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Discuss at Thanksgiving Dinner

Do you really want to be the person who causes the Awkward Family Silence? No, so avoid these controversial Thanksgiving...


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16 Compliments You Didn’t Realize Are Actually Pretty Insulting

You may have the best of intentions, but you need to check yourself before uttering any of these sentences.


11 Polite Habits Most People Secretly Dislike

These well-intentioned behaviors could actually be bothering and confusing the people in your life.


16 Questions Polite People Never Ask

While your intentions may come from the right place, you need to think about how a question will make the...


15 Polite Habits Retail Workers Secretly Dislike

While you may think you're lending a helping hand, your good deed could get us fired.


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9 Things You Should Never Touch in Someone Else’s House

Follow this etiquette advice when visiting someone's house to keep your host happy.


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10 Polite Habits That Restaurant Staffers Secretly Dislike

Sometimes our restaurant manners can miss the mark when we’re trying to do the right thing. Here’s what to avoid.


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16 Etiquette Mistakes Everyone Is Making at Retail Stores

Confronting people for breaking the rules makes for a good Internet video but a bad shopping trip.

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8 Polite Habits McDonald’s Employees Secretly Dislike

Here's a closer look at the friendly things that McDonald's employees wish we'd all stop doing.


8 Steakhouse Etiquette Mistakes You May Be Making

Steakhouse etiquette is designed to create a formal-but-friendly experience, but all those rules can seem stuffy. Warm up the experience...


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10 Etiquette Rules to Follow Whenever You Wear a Face Mask

There's a right and wrong way to wear, handle, and care for your COVID-19 face covering. Commit these dos and...


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How to Handle Social Distancing Rule Breakers, According to Etiquette Experts

Faced with a rampant rule breaker? Don't worry, these tips will keep both your safety (and your dignity) covered.


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14 Rude Habits Dog Owners Need to Stop ASAP

Number one is not picking up your doggo's poop—here's what you need to know beyond the basics.


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14 Etiquette Rules to Follow When Visiting Friends During a Pandemic

At a time when a social misstep could get someone sick, there are a few things you need to know...


Black or African American: Which Term You Should Be Using

The answer may be less important than the question itself.

Please Stop Asking People of Color Where They’re From

This seemingly innocent question has racist overtones.


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15 Signs You’re Actually Too Polite

You can take politeness too far—it's time to stop apologizing for everything!


20 Everyday Acts of Racism That Don’t Get Talked About Enough

Just because you didn’t realize it was happening doesn’t mean that it’s not actually happening.


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25 Etiquette Mistakes You Need to Stop Making by 30

Texting during a movie won't just make you look like a dumb teenager but it's a recipe for getting gum...


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Should You Be Tipping More When Restaurants Reopen?

If you're lucky enough to be able to afford a night out at a restaurant right now, here's what an...