manners

Proper Introductions – Whose Name Should I Say First?

When introducing two people of the same age but different sex, it doesn't matter whose name is spoken first.   This is false. When introducing a male and female to each other, say the female's name first. Example: "Avery, this is Patrick. Patrick, this is my friend, Avery." Remember simple courtesy goes a very long [...]

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Eating Before Everyone Has Been Served; Is That Okay?

A party of eight are dining together in an elegant restaurant. The food arrives staggered and some of the people begin eating when food is placed before them. Is it okay?             Always wait to begin eating until everyone has been served. One or more person's food, for whatever reasons, [...]

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