Harris Poll: Many Annoyed by Bad Cell Phone Etiquette

By: Leslie Horn11.08.2010Most people have a problem with bad phone behavior. According to a Harris Interactive poll, 72 percent of adults list bad phone behavior as one of their top 10 pet peeves, although just 18 percent of those surveyed owned…

Modern Etiquette: How introverts can survive the party season

By Mary MitchellSEATTLE | Mon Nov 1, 2010 8:05am EDT(Reuters Life!) - Are you secretly dreading holiday party invitations in your mailbox?Would you prefer to share celebrations with one person or a few friends rather than a big party? Do you…

Small talk, by Jay Remer (telegraphjournal)

Source: telegraphjournal.canadaeast.comOct. 16th's column (Delightful dinner discourse) prompted a reader to ask me to go into greater depth about how to initiate dinner-table conversations, especially with people you don't know well. The person…

The Etiquette of Small Talk

Lisa Mirza GrottsEtiquette Expert, Author, "A Traveler's Passport to Etiquette"Posted: March 1, 2010 05:10 PMCocktail Party Conversation: The Etiquette of Small TalkSource: The Huffington PostThe definition of small talk includes both light…

Cocktail Party Conversation: The Etiquette of Small Talk

Source: The Huffington Post The definition of small talk includes both light conversation and idle banter. Small talk is what people say to one another to be social. It breaks the ice. By asking general questions and giving answers, people connect.…