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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 Ways You Can Brag Without Sounding Like a Jerk

There's nothing wrong with touting our own success, but it's easy to come off arrogant (and slightly annoying). Here's how...

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10 Table Etiquette Mistakes You Really Need to Stop Making

"No shirt, no shoes, no service" may be just as applicable at your table as the corner store, but there...

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9 Little Rules of Business Etiquette That Will Help You Get Ahead at Work

Refresh your office manners with these tips on how to be decent, polite, and respected at work.

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This Is the Only Polite Time to Leave a Party, According to an Etiquette Expert

Admit it: At some point, we have all secretly wondered.

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13 Potluck Etiquette Rules to Memorize Before Your Next Party

Potlucks are a wonderful and informal way to gather with friends and family but just because it's casual doesn't mean...

12 Times You’re Totally Within Your Right to Be a Jerk

Sometimes dropping the polite mask is exactly what you need to regain your confidence, feel powerful, protect yourself, and get...

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17 Mistakes to Avoid When on a Video Conference Call

These mistakes you're making could hurt relationships, cost you money, and make you come across as less than professional. Career...

This Is the Real Reason Your Friend Always Humblebrags, According to Experts

Think your diamond rings are too heavy for your tiny fingers? Well, it's one thing to think it—go ahead, we...

10 Nosy Questions Everyone in a Relationship Gets—and How to Respond

Whether you're dating or married your friends and family are sure to ask some crazy personal questions. Here's how to...

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8 Times Etiquette Dictates You Should Send a Handwritten Thank-You Note

Before you say, "It's the thought that counts," here are the eight instances when you should mail a physical note!

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9 Lessons All Parents Should Teach Their Kids About Social Media

How can parent make sure their kids are using social media smartly and safely? By following the rules and guidelines...

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This Is the Only Time It’s OK to Use a Restaurant Bathroom Without Being a Customer

Restaurants want your business, but they might want you to "do" your business elsewhere.

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9 Rules About Eating Japanese Food That You Must Follow

The etiquette rules for Japanese dining go far beyond "no elbows on the table." Here's what you need to know...

The Definitive Guide to Tipping Around the World

Avoid ruffling feathers while traveling the globe by learning customs for tipping around the world.

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All Your Bathroom Etiquette Questions—Answered!

We all know to flush and wash our hands, but what about the not-so-obvious rules of the bathroom? Here's the...

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Airplanes Are Now Giving Out “Yellow Cards”—Here’s What That Means

Let's face it: Flying might as well be considered a sport, considering how much effort it takes just to get...

Saying This One Word Makes You Instantly More Trustworthy

Hint: It's a word you learned in preschool.

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This One Magic Phrase Will Stop Gossip in Its Tracks

Rumor has it you’re trying to stop badmouthing people.

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10 Polite Ways To Eat Sushi, Wings, and Other Tricky Foods

Don't blow that business lunch, first date, or dinner with your S.O.'s parents. Knowing the proper etiquette for some sticky...

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If You Don’t Follow These 11 Rules, You Won’t Be a Good House Guest

When you accept someone's hospitality, your graciousness can go a long way. As a guest in another person's home, there...

Memorize This One-Minute Trick to Improve Your Relationship with Your Co-workers

One small rule of email etiquette is all it takes to show you care.

Where Did the High Five Come from Anyway?

We have baseball—or maybe basketball, or maybe the Vietnam War—to thank for it.

11 Etiquette Rules You Need for Dealing with Death on Social Media

The digital age makes it easy to share everything all the time—which can be problematic when someone passes. From knowing...

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Listen Up, Maids of Honor: Not Following These 5 Rules Could Ruin the Wedding

The bride gave you a very important job, make sure that you don’t let her down and make her wedding...

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This Is the Only Way You Should Say “No” to an Invite

Got asked to go to a party, but rather stay home and watch Netflix? Here's how to decline the invite—the...