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Manners and Etiquette

Parent Category: Society and Civilization
The rules of social conduct, and procedures for interaction in polite society and official life. This is grease that makes the wheels of human congress turn smoothly. From the formal addressing of an envelope, to where to seat people at a dinner party, from the correct way to answer a business phone to the intricacies of wedding planning, we will try to find answers to all of your quandaries and do so in the most mannerly fashion possible.

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M'lord or m'lady is always safe. You may use the actual title -- Princess, Baron, Lord, etc. -- if you know it.
Self confidence is the one and only most needed ability to deal thedistressed clients in a sympathetic manner. In the way ofconversation, you have to exhibit your self confidence, so that youwill be able to consult with them in a free manner.
No. In many communities, predominantly the temple congregation and family members are the only ones there.
Complicated, confusing, many, subject to change depending on the people and culture involved and hardly ever cut in stone. You can't even use the broad term of treat others the way you would want to be treated. If you do not know their customs, you cannot know proper etiquette. How you and the other...
If you mean the receptionist for a place of business, here you go. 1.] Answer with the appropiate greeting.[ Good Morning, Afternoon etc ] and name the company the person is working at. 2.] State your name[ i.e. Stacy] or title[ Mr. Anderson's secretary ] 3.] Ask the caller how you may be of...
Yes. You should send invitations to all members of your wedding party!
If there is going to be drinking at the party, treat it the same as any other party. If you do not know, a good after-dinner cheese would be appropriate.
Answer . you bend the back leg and take your skirt and hold it, and bend your legs
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You should act as polite as possible and act like a good girlfriend.
Make comments that chip away at her self esteem. Ask her if she feels ok and when she says yes, say really? Ask her if she has gained weight recently. Ask her is she ok every 35 minutes. Find a blemish on her skin and ask her if she always had it, and whatever she says, say well it looks hideous...
A set of customs that permit people to interact without unnecessary friction. They are often carried to extremes.
There isn't a defiant way, but polygraph tests come close to detecting lies because they measure the bodies physiologic reactions to questions. Some people also indicate certain facial expressions, body movements, or start to release hormones in the adrenal glands, but it isn't a for sure way to...
You behave at all times with grace and dignity and you do not say anything about the person (good or bad) to anyone else.
Just as " Chef " is appropiate for either sex, regardless of marital status.
no, you'd have to get married first. If you are pregnant it's a little late unless you get married soon!!!!!!!!! But you ARE still a minor, don't forget that!
You just ed your own question ... he's disrepectful of women. Tell this guy to sit up and fly right or keep moving on. If you don't act like a lady or expect to be respected back when you respect others then you're what they call a 'door mat.' Learn to be independent and not put up with this...
You are never required to give a gift. If you don't go, you MAY send something, but you don't have to. Many people wait and give a gift when the baby is born.
It could be fau paux.. Or even rude.. Added Content - 09/30/08. A breach of etiquette would normally be referred to as a faux pas.. Rude would be a somewhat harsh term for it, unless you are deliberately being disrespectful or ignoring simple manners.. "Manners are a sensitive awareness of the...
You can, but it is usual for a friend of the Mother-to be to act as Hostess .
i think it's good to talk about their achievements in life or if not the happiest moments of their life..... Mention a current event or situation and ask them how they feel about it; what it was like when they were young.
Since you have chosen a 1920's theme for a wedding shower then you should have the guests come dressed in 1920's costumes. There were 'flappers' (the wild girls of the 20's); to the more demure 1920's girl next door who wore high laced necklines and long skirted dresses (that hung from the hip)...
Answer . Suggestions for employer building trust with employees:. Don't lie to them. If the company is truly having a bad year then let them know the truth. If an employer just doesn't want to give raises or bonus' then they should be honest about that as well because employees are not stupid. ....
I'm sorry, but I make it a policy not to give references. Thanks for asking.
If you are out in a restaurant then you should eat chicken with a knife and fork. You can use your fork to pull the meat away from the bone or, cut pieces of the chicken with your knife and then use your fork to eat it. If in a high end restaurant you do not pick chicken up with your hands and eat...
Not necessarily. My husband and I opened things received at the wedding later, after the wedding. We definitely didn't want company!
When the family has rested after losing a loved one they can if they like send Thank You Notes to those that sent flowers and cards, but it is not necessary.
Never give your phone number, address or email to any stranger! Get to know the person first and be sure your parents and friends know who you are seeing. You need to practice safety first.
Dottore , Professore and Signore arejust three of many ways to address an Italian man. Specifically, the masculine noun dottore is "Doctor." Themasculine noun professore means "professor." The masculinenoun Signore translates as "Mister, Mr, Sir." The respective pronunciations will be ...
As much as it may hurt you if you did not receive an invitation then you were not invited. You might ask a friend of yours that is going if they know why you weren't invited and if it was an over sight by the person giving the party.
The Bible in Exodus 21:7. says you can sell her into slavery. I think this is just a ridiculous thing to do tho. If she's over 18, I have a friend who would love to meet her.
In a classroom involves being in the environment of people. Respect others by not speaking when someone else is speaking, waiting your turn for responses. Holding doors for one another as you enter and leave a classroom. When a classmate drops paper [except for test papers!] pick them up for...
On an invitation you write it like this: RSVP by _________(put the date you would like to hear from your guests which would be anywhere from 2 - 3 weeks depending on how late you send your invitations out.
He want's to know if you get angry easily.
Answer . Filipino families are much closer than Westernized civilizations. The parents are respected and in turn, they respect their elderly. The elderly are held in high regard. Whenever there is a problem or illness the whole family will get together and help out all they can. Westernized...
General good manners should suffice, but if you need to pray during the course of a vist , ask for permission and a place with some privacy , and thank your hosts .Feel free to ask for directions if you are disoriented so you may face in the proper direction. You may also inquire as to any food...
Male chauvinism. A "macho" attitude.
Well, there are smart girls and dumb girls, smart boys and dumb boys. It may only seem that way, but both genders are equal. It somewhat has to do with how the female brain develops in the wound giving us the ability to multitask, but still.
If the letter/invitation is primarily to the reverend but also her husband: Rev. Mary Smith and Mr. John Smith If the letter/invitation is primarily to the husband but includes the wife: Mr. John Smith and Rev. Mary Smith If it is strictly a business letter and not church related: Mr. &...
cause they are really annoyed because youre bothering them or breaking something
If you are female then a nice cocktail dress (dress it up with jewelry or keep it simple); you could wear a long dress if you wish; long skirt and nice top and some guests will wear a nice pant suit with a fancy top underneath. If you are male you can wear a dark suit; sports jacket and slacks with...
The worst thing an individual can do to a friend is not to communicate at all because the problem will not be resolved and there will be hurt feels all the way around. Non communication skills is the culprit not only in someone's personal life, but business and the world in general. If you insist on...
John W. Smith, M.D. John W. Smith III, M.D. Dr. John W. Smith III Dr. John W. Smith Juniors, seconds, thirds, etc. are used to distinguish amongst people with similar names who might otherwise be confused. Unless Dr. Smith's father or grandfather was also a doctor, there should be no...
The way to greet a female friend in Italian is Ciao! ("Hello!"), which also works for a male friend.
If you are writing a response to the hostess that put on the shower then find a nice Thank You card that says the words for you or, write 'Dear __________It was a wonderful surprise having the baby shower and I appreciate all the effort you went too and enjoyed every minute of it. It was wonderful...
If they are both using the same last name: Drs. Alan & Mary Jones If they have different last names: Dr Alan Smith & Dr Mary Jones all on the same line If they are not married Dr Alan Smith Dr Mary Jones on separate lines What's up, Docs?!
some times, advice gained as a result of experience
Gifts to individuals should be made privately, unless they are ceremonial in some way
A jerk can be defined as "somebody who is regarded as behaving foolishly." It is considered an offensive term. "Jerk" is most commonly used to label a disrespectful, somewhat cruel, or otherwise "mean" individual. "Jerk" can also be applied as, "don't be a jerk," or "Jason is being a huge jerk...
You may call him your Lordship, , or in an independent Duchy like Luxembourg, Your Highness, as this is the most elevated royalty in this country.
It is a polite and slightly outmoded abbreviation used to address several (more than one) individuals in a formal manner, usually in a letter.
If there is a single language that everyone in your company can speak and understand, then you should probably use that language. If, for example, you are with a group of people in the United States and most of them speak English, but there are some that only understand Spanish, then you can...
I know only of Late Mombutu of Zaire to be richer than Biya(Cameroon). Omar Bongo(Gabon), Mugabe(Zoombambwe), Obiang(Equitorial Guinea), Obasanjo(Nigeria) in that order. The more corrupt an African country is directly propotional to the wealth of it's leader
I am sorry you are going through this. There isn't much you can say, but be sure you let them know how much you care for them. Perhaps going over old memories of the fun you had together (silly things) may bring laughter instead of tears. Dying a lonely road all of us must make one day. If you...
Autism manifests itself differently in each person , but these people can be tempermental and have trouble establishing contact with new people. I think you have confused this with Down Syndrome . These people are very affectionate, huggy/ kissy types for the most part. Some do have impulse control...
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Yes. An engagement celebration dinner can be serve anywhere from 5 PM to 8 PM. It depends on the day (if it's a working day for some people then it would be wise to have a dinner at 7 PM or even 8 PM.) The perfect time for the dinner is 7 PM. This gives the busy hostess time to do last minute...
If your parent is widowed or divorced and remarries, a gift is certainly in order. It needn't be expensive . Perhaps something with personal meaning , but not a picture that includes the absent parent.
The Bat Mitzvah is a ceremony that celebrates a girl becoming a bat mitzvah, that she is now old enough to take on the religious responsibilities of an adult , in her faith community. The traditional wish, after her first time reading from the Torah publicly is "mazel tov" and to comment on how good...
The reciprocity lies with your guest . The Thank You note does not relieve them of their reciprocal obligation , but don't hold your breath. Many people don't follow the reciprocity of social invitations these days.Don't be offended. Many people are not taught these niceties anymore.
Helping people gives you a sense of purpose , amd makes you feel good about yourself, while making someone else's life better. It also makes you appreciate your own personal situation better. And someday, if you are on the receiving end of some help, it will allow you to be gracious in accepting it ...
Nothing at all. If you can't talk about it beforehand, there's going to be a problem with the marriage. We're as sick as our secrets.
By mother, father, aunt, uncle, or in the case of siblings or cousins, by first name. Some relatives may use your highness out of respect.
It's a sign of respect equivalent to a snappy salute or a coutly bow, and indicates to the lady that she is worthy of the gentleman's respect and attention as a social equal .
Dillan or the more common spellings of Dillon or Dylan is Welsh in origin and means "Great Tide"
Some basic rules for funeral etiquette: . Most important is to show up, it shows you care. . Be dressed properly, suit, dark colors, this isn't a party. . Proper demeanor. Again, this isn't a party. Voice low, don't monopolize the bereaved.
Ethical Standards and Moral Standards For A Salon: . The Salon should be sure they have well trained staff. . The products used on customers should be good products and not the cheaper ones. . Keeping all combs, brushes, etc., sterilized and the salon sparkling clean. . Have someone constantly...
You are honoring the special guest; bride and groom, etc., by raising your glass and giving a special toast.
I dont recommend this but torture usually works to get people to speak. Or you could just aggrivate the daylights out of them. . whatever the guy above me said
It is "thinking outside the box" when such practice is notpermitted. Creative accounting is actually a good description ofthe practice, as it tends to "create" a picture that is nottechnically correct from the perspective of the information'sintended user.
You do not have to give any money . You give whatever gift you think is appropiate , and if you wish to give money , give whatever amount you like that you are comfortable with.Being in the wedding party places no special gifting obligation on you.On the contrary, custom is the Bride gives her...
looking someone in the eye is a very intimate action. the eyes are 'the window to the soul'. some people guard themselves very heavily and have a hard time opening up and sharing themselves with other people. It takes a lot of work to get past this, but once you do it's worth it. Often, you are...
To be ethnocentric about any group of people means you are interested is all aspects of their culture and customs. To comment on the size of someone's body parts is just plain rude .
the 3 cluster of PECS - Achievement cluster - Planning cluster - Power cluster
When the officer first approaches the car my hands are clearly visible, extended outward across the dash board, palms up. When asked where I'm going, I answer "to hospital where I work" and that's all it usually takes. I have been asked for proof of hospital ID so don't try this unless it's true....
It was just an abbreviation, the 'O' represents arms around you... hugs the 'X' represents puckered lips... kisses.
if I do, they have now to remain private.
Wait to be invited in. Remove you hat if you are a gentleman. State the purpose of your visit. Wait where indicated, don't take yourself on a self-guided tour. Ask before smoking, chewing tobacco, or doing anything someone else may find objectionable. If asked to leave, for any reason, just excuse...
Proper etiquette doesn't require that you bring a gift for an engagement party. It should never be expected that guests who are invited to an engagement party bring a gift since they will be invited to the wedding as well and gifts are a requirement there. However, some people choose to bring an...
yup. it's what we like 2 do.
Arrogant like the Dutch They still don't understand why they didn't win WW2,
No, it is not necessary to send a Thank You Card for a a funeral mass card.
No, the grooms parents do not give a gift to the parents of the bride. Another answer The groom's family is responsible for the honeymoon. That should be a sufficiently significant gift.
Friday is National Good Manners day. So you'd all better mind your Ps & Qs. Are manners important? If you meet someone with bad manners, do you think less of them? Do you get fed up with your parents always telling you off about your behaviour? Come on, let us know what you think, but don't...
It either means that he is trying to holla at you or he is trying to be sweet and impress you....:) Answer It is an old fashioned way of paying a compliment to you. It does not mean that he is trying to have an affair with you, but that you are an attractively nice person and he wishes to let...
No , they wear it to show their family affiliation , and sometimes for use as a seal for closing personal letters with sealing wax.
This is a situation fraught with pitfalls . If you have two or three particular friends, just ask them privately . If it's for a Holiday, you almost have to have it open to everybody in your department or on your shift , and then there's the question of spouses.This is really a matter of personal...
\nwell a good way to start would be to get to know that person first because if you get to know them they will either\na) turn out to be a jerk and you will have saved your self an embaressing moment\nor\nb) like you too\nthen give them a card on their birthday saying "hey i heard it was your...
Well you have to tell them how you feel and then later you ask them how they feel.
Most large retail grocery stores sell card; individual card shops; drug stores or gift shops.
Usually, if you were invited to dinner, you don't have to pay; however, it is polite to offer anyway.
It means two entities that meet once or erratically. From Dictionary.com - Individuals who are rarely in the same place at the same time. For example, 'Jan works the early shift and Paula the late shift -- they're two ships that pass in the night'. This metaphoric expression comes from Henry...
First off, I'm very proud of the fact that you are one of the few men that really cares how someone else treats their wife! Very proud of you. Your wife is a mature woman and she should be handling this and not you! You have the right to communicate your feelings to your wife about her friend, but...