Tagged: etiquette

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I just want clean clothes!

Up at the crack of dawn again today, but on a workday you don’t mind it so much. You can roll over and the alarm will wake you up again, or you can take a longer hot shower or maybe...

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These are saved!

Elaine: No, these are saved. Man: All of them? C’mon, you can’t take *four* seats. Elaine: What, is that a rule? Seinfeld, "The Movie" I know there is no hard and fast rule on saving seats. I hate doing it,...

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They forgot to put the bones in my arms…

Does this cheese anyone else off? You’re approaching a set of manually-operated double doors. Someone else is approaching them from the other side. (I personally walk as I drive, so I automatically go for the right-hand door) As you open...

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Either I’m part Kryptonian…

… or people really need to re-think appropriate speakerphone use. Currently I can hear, to my left, someone having a call on their speakerphone. I can hear them and their other party quite clearly. On my right, I can also...

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Manners maketh man (and commenters)

NYT technology columnist David Pogue had a good post today: Whatever Happened to Online Etiquette? Admittedly the subject matter has been done to death, but I still liked his column. Lately, an increasing number of the discussions devolve into name-calling...

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Dear Co-Workers

Thank you so much for helping me to realize that I can shave precious seconds off of every task if I simply leave out the greetings and the please’s and thank you’s and instead just bark my requests as if...

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Owie! and other gripes

While I am glad to see that I was able to walk over 2.5 miles last night and burn approximately 368 calories, my legs are really letting me have it today. I keep standing up to stretch and they’re all...

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Etiquette Tuesday

I couldn’t think of a snappy word to stand in for ‘Etiquette.’ The articles are sorta foodie, but I think ‘Foodie’ works better on Friday. So without a cleverly titled hook, here are some articles that popped up on various...

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pardon me, oh no, pardon me

After being blocked, nearly tripped and squished again this morning, I tend to wonder what it is that possesses people to not understand the personal space rules, or merely not care about anyone’s aside from their own. Yesterday, I wasn’t...