Posts Tagged: etiquette

A Partial List of My Pet Peeves

Posted today for your amusement/irritation, to be updated as necessary on future occasions. People who walk up escalators …especially when they ask you to move out of the way. Seriously – go take the fracking stairs, Sporty. I’m using the escalator for a reason. I don’t come over to your treadmill at the gym and

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Party Arrival Times

My favorite quote from the comments on this discussion about what is the optimal time to arrive at a party: This only works if all guests judge by the same criteria. They do not. In many circles, late arrivers are seen as lazy, irreponsible, disorganized, rude, or to posers or strivers who try to cram

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Cell-Phone Etiquette

Wired has the umpteeth article on how to be polite with your cell phone, covering all the stuff that anyone with common sense should be able to figure out without this article, and some of which I wrote myself almost ten years ago. I have to disagree with one point, though: “Don’t talk on the

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