There is nothing more frustrating than not being able to remember someone’s name. This is a challenge for many people, present company included. Some consider remembering names an art, and an art it is if you’re in the business of sales—recalling names ... Read More »
I didn’t see it coming, nor did I want to see it, but my niece did, and she was grossed out by a woman parading around the locker room in her birthday suit. Of course, you can’t wear a ... Read More »
The inglorious TV election drama has finally ended. In Left Coast San Francisco, a post-election pall of fog hangs over our city, much like the hanging chads of 2000.
We finally have a president-elect, but he might not ... Read More »
List No. 4 of my “most asked” etiquette questions will help you solve more of those pesky dilemmas about dining, communicating, and other puzzling social interactions.
• Does the napkin go in your lap the minute you take your seat? If there is no host, yes. ... Read More »
Number three on my list of most-asked etiquette questions includes both business and social quandaries, with answers to help you move gracefully through your day.
• When applying for a job, is it okay to ask about salary range? As a job candidate, you are within ... Read More »
Number two on my list of most asked etiquette questions includes both business and social quandaries and how to address them. Here are more answers to help you navigate the modern world gracefully.
• Is the continental style of eating (fork in the left hand, knife ... Read More »
Oprah may have her list of favorite things, but I have my list of “most asked” etiquette questions. If you want to be in the know, or simply want to know the right thing to say or do in different situations, life just got that much easier.
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A queue is nothing more than a waiting line. Key word: waiting. Then why is it so hard for some people to wait their turn?
The word queue is French in origin, and it is also one of the most commonly misspelled words in English, right ... Read More »