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Etiquette 101

Simple Things Every Gentleman Should Know...


Simple Things Every Gentleman Should Know...

n  A gentleman says “please” and “thank you,” readily and often. 

n  A gentleman does not disparage the beliefs of others – whether they relate to matters of faith, politics, or sports teams.

n  A gentleman always carries a handkerchief, and is ready to lend it, especially to a weeping lady, should the need arise.

n  A gentleman never allows a door to slam in the face of another person  – male or female, young or old, absolute stranger or longtime best friend.

n  A gentleman does not make jokes about race, religion, gender or sexual orientation; neither does he find such jokes amusing.

n  A gentleman knows how to stand in line, and how to wait his turn.

n  A gentleman is always ready to offer a hearty handshake.

n  A gentleman keeps his leather shoes polished and his fingernails clean.

n  A gentleman admits when he is wrong.

n  A gentleman does not pick a fight.



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