I Was a Hotel Housekeeper for Years—Here’s What I Know About You
Think your hotel housekeeper doesn't notice everything? Think again.
The Etiquette Rules of Getting Up to Use the Airplane Bathroom (When Your Neighbor Is Asleep)
Quit awkwardly holding your bladder and follow this etiquette expert's advice.
9 Gross Everyday Habits You Have to Stop Doing in Public
Rule of thumb: Removing anything from your body that has your DNA on it should be done in private.
10 Common Hand Gestures That Are Rude in Other Countries
Just as slang words, table manners, and other common customs vary greatly from nation to nation, so do rude gestures....
Why You Shouldn’t Start a Sentence with Any of These 10 Phrases
Don't undermine your message, or your relationships, with these instant conversation-killers.
13 Things You Should Never Do at the Airport
You may know not to wave around a firearm or joke about having a bomb in your carry-on. But it's...
14 Road Trip Etiquette Rules Most People Ignore—But Shouldn’t
Road tripping promises adventure on the open road, and the only thing standing between you and a good time is...
Opening Umbrellas Inside: Why Is It Considered Bad Luck?
It is because if you do it in my presence and expose me to your secondhand bad luck we are...
The Unspoken Etiquette Rules of Reclining Your Airplane Seat
How you recline makes all the difference.
25 Things Even Polite People Don’t Apologize For
Use your sick days unapologetically: Getting sick isn't a failure, it's a fact of life.
Should Schools Bring Back Cursive Handwriting?
A variety of educators and politicians across the country are pushing back against the death of cursive, resurrecting the rite...
26 Old-Time Compliments We Wish Would Come Back
If modern adulations just aren't getting you anywhere, try one of these colorful compliments of yesteryear.
12 Examples of Handwriting So Perfect It Could Be a Font
Browse through these stunning examples of penmanship that's so lovely you wish it could be a font.
How to Have Neat Handwriting
Improve your penmanship with these simple tips from a handwriting expert and professional calligrapher.
16 Trivia Facts Only True Southerners Know
So you think you're a true Southerner and are positively brimming with knowledge that people above the Mason-Dixon line could...
Case Closed: Here’s Who Gets the Middle-Seat Armrests on Planes
We asked etiquette experts and they all came to the same conclusion: The person in the middle seat gets control...
Southern Belle Etiquette We Should Bring Back
Hoop skirts may have gone out of style but these classic good manners haven't!
Dog Obedience Training: How to Find the Best Training School
Whether you want to teach your new puppy basic manners or your rescue dog needs some refresher training, here's what...
Answers to 13 of Your Most Pressing Questions on Modern Etiquette
Need advice on the newest etiquette rules? We’d like to cordially offer you answers.
15 Etiquette Rules That Changed in the Last Decade
You don't need us to tell you that things have changed a lot over the past ten years. From technology...
13 Dinner Etiquette Rules Everyone in the White House Must Follow
Ever dreamed of attending a dinner at the White House? Here are some rules you should follow should you ever...
18 Etiquette Rules Everyone in the Royal Family Must Follow
From the way you eat to the way you walk down a flight of stairs, here's what it takes to...
14 Things Polite People Always Say
A few simple phrases will help you turn on the charm, navigate awkward moments, and defuse tension.