The Lost Art: Proper Social Etiquette – New York City

Etiquette could be defined as a set of rules by which one considers the needs and wishes of others first. Rather like an extension of the Golden Rule: “do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Bearing this in mind, one concludes New Yorkers are, by and large, not a religious lot….

The Lost Art: Proper Social Etiquette – Vienna

“Etiquette is just a matter of common sense with a large dose of kindness.” I do not know who said this, but I fully agree. Not everybody can be expected to have read Debrett’s, Emily Post or Adolph Knigge and act accordingly, but everyone can be expected to think about what is the appropriate way…