Humorous and Fun Etiquette
Many think etiquette is a stuffy and boring subject. Here are a few links to prove that theory wrong!
Calling People “Hon”
Some people bristle at being called a polite name. Other's don't care.
Cell Phone Nevers
Your need to be the center of attention feeds those who think life is a reality show built around them
Chewing gum in front of others can be an annoyance to everyone around you. After the gum loses it's flavor, maybe it's time to toss it.
Dos and Don'ts Poolside and at the Beach
Having fun on vacation is no fun for anyone if those around you think you're an obnoxious jerk.
Confined spaces you share with others can be, well, cramped. Consideration for those around you can make sharing space easier
Etiquette Hell [offsite link]
An enourmous collection of horror stories about the etiquettely challanged.
Funny Do´s and Dont´s for Funerals [offsite link]
This site was intended for humor, but some of the advice rings true. You´d be surprised as some of the things I´ve seen happen at funerals. Such as: Don´t videotape the service. Big Etiquette NO-NO!!
You've chosen the outfit. Here's a plan to put yourself at ease on how to accessorize
Make it a Great Party - No Rules, Though
The night is really about your guests, not your own comfort
Making a Bad Impression
Two ways to make a less than positive impression on those around you
New York Etiquette [offsite link]
This article intrigued me as I have never been to New York City, or seen it´s citizens clamoring the subway. But I do ride the city bus, and I have half a mind to hand this article out to a few of my fellow passengers.
Pink: Natural Rebel [offsite link]
This humorous anecdote details LaFace record´s attempts to have former-R&B-singer-turned-alternative-Rock-singer Pink take media-coaching and etiquette classes.
Restaurant Etiquette Joke [offsite link]
In this joke about restaurant etiquette, you learn that some restaurants are fatally true to their dress requirements.
Speak up and ditch the gum
A real-life gross-out scenario plays out in front of me.
Texas Etiquette [offsite link]
This is a cute page of tips on Etiquette in Texas. Although, I think that this can apply to anywhere in the South. I´ll have to check with my uncle Bubba.
Cell phone, Facebook, chat and texting. Must we loose the present to live in someone else’s reality?
The Mighty Queens of Freeville by Amy Dickenson
Syndicated advice columnist and NPR contributor, Amy Dickenson, gives the world a reason to celebrate a life that's not particularly extraordinary, but definately not ordinary
The Pineapple´s Use in Hospitality [offsite link]
This is a nice article explaining how pineapple was once a symbol of opulence when first brought from America to Europe by Columbus; as well as the various forms of "pineapple" decoration used in centuries past.
The Rotten Christmas Guest
What's expected of a guest on Christmas Day? None of this.
The Rotten Dinner Guest
What does a dinner guest have to do in order to be rotten? Any of the following nasty habits can snag a person the title of Rotten Dinner Guest
The Rotten Dinner Host
Perfectly horrible hostess with nothing to offer is having a party. This is what no host/ess should ever do
The Rotten Host
When throwing a party, you want to be considerate to those who you invite. If you can’t do this, perhaps you shouldn't play the role of host.
The Rotten Houseguest
You are a guest in someone's home. Do you want to be invited back? Then don't do the following.
The Rotten Party Guest
The Rotten Series continues. Discover the antics of a true Rotten Party Guest.
The Rotten Thanksgiving Guest
How do you channel the Rotten Thanksgiving Guest persona? Read on and find out.
Wearing Pajamas in Public
When did it become fashionable to go shopping in ice cream cone-printed lounge pants and Crocs?
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