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Here’s When It’s Appropriate to Comment on Someone’s Body Transformation

Bodies change a great deal over time, and sometimes those transformations are dramatic. When you see a friend who suddenly looks different, there’s a strong impulse to remark on it. Sometimes that kind of comment will be extremely welcome—even expected—and sometimes it will be unappreciated and downright hurtful.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Politely Reject Things as a Vegan

My fellow vegans, it is time we address something that is keeping droves of would-be converts from joining our ranks—and tempts even the most dedicated of us into illicit animal-based infidelity. No, it’s not, animal-based cheeses or America’s fetishistic love for bacon. It’s saying no to free stuff.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Send Back Food and Drinks

Dining and drinking out can be an expensive experience and you, as a customer, are entitled to an enjoyable one. But being entitled to something doesn’t mean you get to be a jerk about it. Sending food or drinks back from whence they came for no real reason is the saddest sort of flex, and […]

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Live: Ask Daniel Post Senning Your Modern Etiquette Questions

We’re live with etiquette expert Daniel Post Senning until 2 PM Eastern! As host of the podcast Awesome Etiquette, author of Manners in a Digital World: Living Well Online, and the great-great-grandson of Emily Post herself, Daniel is more than qualified to help you navigate the nuances of manners in the age of…Read more… Continue […]

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Are You a Jerk? Bring Your Etiquette Questions to Daniel Post Senning Tomorrow at 1 PM EST to Find Out

Maybe you’re having trouble writing the perfect Tinder bio. Say, for example, you think sending a thank you card to your mother-in-law for that weird sweater you didn’t ask for is is probably a good idea but maybe a little bit overkill. Perhaps you’re hosting a dinner party next week for the first time and […]

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Ask The Salty Waitress: What should I consider before proposing in a restaurant?

Dear Salty: As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’m preparing to propose to my long-time girlfriend. But I’m stuck trying to figure out where to pop the question. We’re both kind of foodies, and I splurged for our first date, at a nice restaurant that has since become our go-to place for birthday dinners. It would the…Read […]

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Ask The Salty Waitress: I drunkenly under-tipped my server. How do I fix it?

Dear Salty: My wife and I and another couple recently completed our annual Christmas tradition of going to a nice, high-end steakhouse. Long story short, after a couple Manhattans and several glasses of Malbec, the bill came and I woefully under-tipped accidentally, thanks to my drunken math. I woke up the next…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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