Archive for January, 2012

8 Telephone Etiquette Tips

Whether at work, at home, or on your mobile phone, here are 8 solid telephone etiquette tips everyone should be displaying at all times.

Etiquette at the Movies

People have been going to the movies since 1897, yet sadly there is still a need to write about this topic. Feel free to spread this Etiquette Tip far and wide. Perhaps my two cents will make a difference to the movie-going public. What’s the first thing you think I will say about Movie Theater Etiquette? It is the first thing nearly everyone mentions to me as their biggest pet peeve. You guessed it, CELL PHONES!

A Festival of Pongal: A South Indian New Year Celebration

Each New Year brings new and renewed possibilities to each of us. Whether you celebrate the New Year by the Gregorian calendar on January 1st , the Lunar calendar on 23 January 2012—Year of the Dragon; the first day of Tishrei in September; or whenever your culture honors the new year…

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10 Tips on Chinese Table Manners

Enjoying a Chinese meal or banquet is one of the best ways to spend time and share food and drink with family and friends… whether just for two, ten, or more guests.  Here are ten tips keep in mind: 1.  As a guest, never begin to eat or drink before your host does.  Same as […]