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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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10 Rude Coffee Shop Habits You Need to Stop Now

Courtesy may not be so common anymore. These 10 rude coffee shop behaviors get baristas steaming.

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How to Be Polite in 15 Different Countries

Here's why you shouldn't give knives in China, jump a line in England, or admire a watch in Fiji—and why...

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11 Little Etiquette Rules All Bridesmaids Should Agree to Follow

There's a lot more to being a bridesmaid than wearing a pretty dress and standing behind the bride. Nowadays, bridesmaids...

16 Etiquette Rules Brides and Grooms Need to Stop Breaking

There's a fine line between blushing bride and bridezilla.

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12 Things It’s OK to Eat with Your Hands

We all know the dinner table basics: Chew with your mouth closed, keep your elbows off the table, and use...

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The Sneaky Way Restaurants Could Be Overcharging You

If you're tipping the suggested amount on the receipt or on the e-checkout, you're leaving too much. Here's what you...

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10 Little Etiquette Rules for Flying on an Airplane

Being a polite passenger starts with just a few easy steps.

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11 Times Your AirPods Are Making You Seem Rude

Those tiny white AirPods are ubiquitous in ears today—including at completely inappropriate places like funerals and movie theaters. Here's how...

10 Royal Wedding Etiquette Rules Every Member of the Royal Family Follows

Whether you're an official guest or a gawker, brush up on these royal rules for getting hitched.

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15 Dog Park Etiquette Rules You Should Never Break

There's no better place than a dog park for exercise and socialization. Follow these guidelines to make sure the experience...

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12 Rules of Movie Theater Etiquette That Everyone Should Follow

Keep these courteous habits in mind when you attend a movie, and you'll be sure to have an enjoyable and...

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14 Bathroom Etiquette Rules People Break All the Time—but Shouldn’t

Presumably, you've been using the potty for many, many years now. Isn't it time to finally get it right?

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You Don’t Always Have to Hold the Door Open—and 10 Other Rules of Modern Elevator Etiquette

Don't be that person in the elevator. Ditch these bad habits pronto to keep your ride between floors perfectly civilized.

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9 Coffee Shop Etiquette Rules You Need to Follow

When you sit at a table to organize your bills or get a jump-start on work, is it OK to...

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13 Office Etiquette Rules No One Follows Anymore

Say good riddance to these outdated workplace practices.

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16 Pleasantries People No Longer Say

Why say "excuse me" when you could croon "mind the grease?" OK, we can see why that one fell out...

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20 Office Etiquette Rules You’re Probably Ignoring—But Shouldn’t

The workplace has changed, sure, but some things never get outdated. Career experts chime in on the office etiquette everyone...

How to Dodge 8 Tricky Interview Questions—Including Flat-Out Illegal Ones

Ace your next job interview by properly preparing for the unexpected. Here's how to handle some potentially damaging questions while...

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7 British Etiquette Rules Americans Need to Adopt

You'll look more proper than ever.

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13 Strange Etiquette Rules from Around the World

These manners might seem backwards to you, but they're the norm in other countries.

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13 Texting Etiquette Rules You Should Be Following by Now—but Aren’t

For better or for worse, texting is almost as prevalent as talking, so it pays to stay on top of...

10 Dress Code Rules Everyone in the Royal Family Must Follow

From facial hair to hats, find out all the fashion rules for British royals.

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The 11 Most Awkward Social Media Moments—Solved!

Between reading uncomfortable rants and getting caught Facebook stalking, social media opens up a whole new world of situations that...

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11 Things You Should Never Do Over Text Message

For the sake of your friendships, relationships, and career, it's important to know when to keep your thumbs from doing...

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10 Group Texting Etiquette Rules Everyone Should Follow

Here's how not to be the most annoying person on your group text chain.

Busted! 10 Disgusting Habits We All Do in Secret

These strangely satisfying habits may be socially unacceptable, but that doesn't stop them from being widely practiced.

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9 Bizarre Eating Habits of the Royal Family, According to Their Personal Chef

In a no-holds-barred interview, Darren McGrady, who worked for the Windsors as their personal chef between 1982 and 1993, reveals...