03 Feb “Excuse Me, But I Was Next…”
Posted at 14:00h in Non-Fiction, Self-Help
“Excuse Me, But I Was Next…”: How to Handle the Top 100 Manners Dilemmas by Peggy Post
Summary: Have you ever been annoyed by cell phone yakkers, line cutters, or movie chatterers? Been confused about who pays at a restaurant? Received a gift you hated? Fumed over how to respond to a nosy question? America’s etiquette expert Peggy Post comes to the rescue in this concise, readable handbook devoted to the top 100 etiquette issues everyone wonders about. You’ll learn how to politely say “no” to difficult requests, how to introduce someone if you’ve forgotten his or her name, how to perform damage control for e-mail bloopers, and countless other strategies for handling life’s awkward moments.
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Angie’s comments: This is a quick brush up on etiquette and manners for specific issues. Most of the issues were dealt with in two pages, which makes for a quick read. Feel free to skip around and read only what you are interested in.
Recommended for readers who have a specific question about etiquette or want a general brush-up on manners.