Etiquette seemed to be waning. It seemed people were more concerned that the “rules” had no basis and were carryovers from some era (of less progressive times) gone by. But I’m encouraged by the recent resurgence of etiquette schools and articles revealing the need for decorum in the workplace and common kindnesses to our neighbors.

The information included here, I consider to be basic only ~ tips that I would consider common behavior for any well-mannered individual.

For more complete information, please visit The Emily Post Etipedia.

Topics: (Topics in a blue font have information; those not in blue have not yet had information added.)


Dining Out

Electronic Devices


Housing Guest



Social Networking

Table Manners

Telephone Manners



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