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Episode #206: What Do You Do?

8/20/2018
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On today’s show Dan and Lizzie answer your etiquette questions on whether or not to follow up after a RSVP decline, how to handle being a chronic canceller, the question of "what do you do for work?" when on a date, whether or not you should consult your partner before making individual social plans and invitations from familiar strangers. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on the power of gratitude. The Awesome Etiquette sustaining member bonus question of...

Duration:00:55:05

Episode #205: Two Plates One Check

8/13/2018
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On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your etiquette questions on friends and communication, thank you notes for twins, tipping on split meals, a lack of celebration for a college grad and how to handle a moving away gift for a friend. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript on vacation etiquette. The Awesome Etiquette sustaining member extra question of the week is about not wanting to discuss your baby name options.

Duration:00:52:08

Episode #204: Gossip or Good Story

8/6/2018
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On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your etiquette questions on offering additional sympathy, accessible bathroom etiquette, to stand or not to stand during dinner introductions, thanking group donors and whether or not something is gossip or a good story. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript from Amy Vanderbilt’s classic etiquette book on the idea that children be seen and not heard. The Awesome Etiquette sustaining member question of the week is about what...

Duration:00:42:56

Episode #203: A Moving Honesty Crisis

7/30/2018
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On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your etiquette questions on no thank-you but requests for gift receipts, handling major offenses at work, a crisis of honesty, food shaming and rude comments about your young age. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript that dives deeper into etiquette problem solving using our five-step process based on C.R.H. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your extra question of the week addresses a host of an international guest...

Duration:01:01:40

Episode #202: Bare Naked Hellos

7/23/2018
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On today’s show Lizzie and Dan take your etiquette questions on accepting 'people' compliments, locker room hellos with coworkers, worrying about potential wedding guests’ behavior, and receiving cool congratulations from a close coworker. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on dating etiquette.

Duration:00:56:18

Episode# 201: Free to Roam

7/16/2018
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On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your etiquette questions about asking if your ex is attending a wedding, helping others use your child’s full name rather than nicknames, new tipping experiences and asking other people’s children not to roam in your home. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript inspired by The Atlantic about a possible new trend in vacation out-of-office emails. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your extra question of the week is a...

Duration:00:46:15

Episode #200: 200!

7/9/2018
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On today’s show Lizzie and Dan take your etiquette questions about wedding etiquette follow ups, when annual parties don’t happen, asking strangers to watch your stuff, a scheduling issue that resulted in bad email etiquette and leaving a surprise party before the guest of honor arrives. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript from Emily Post reflecting on how she approached Etiquette after almost thirty years writing about the topic. A.E. Sustaining Member...

Duration:00:56:03

Episode #199: New Neighbor Niceties

7/2/2018
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On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your etiquette questions about accepting compliments about your dog, how to act as the NEW neighbors, wedding guests wanting to bring their own guests and whether or not to give a wedding gift when you contributed your skill to the wedding. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and part two of our postscript segment on the myth of how Emily’s Book Etiquette came to be! Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members, your extra question of the week is...

Duration:00:51:59

Episode #198: Recommendation for the Dogs

6/25/2018
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On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your etiquette questions about celebrating Mom’s wedding when she wants to keep it low key, handling a friend who won’t let you live down a bad recommendation, how to handle gifts when you decline a wedding invitation, and dealing with daters who offer to pay and then ask for half when the check comes. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and part one of a two-part postscript segment on the Myth of how Emily’s book Etiquette came to be!...

Duration:00:45:09

Episode #197: Pool Party

6/18/2018
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Lizzie and Dan take your etiquette questions about tablet tipping for counter service, a reflection on the shortest date ever, how to recover from assuming someone has a child when they don't, and new pool owners wanting to know how to pool host. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment from Lizzie Post's Great Get-Togethers on sharing meals.

Duration:00:54:18

Episode #196: Essential Oil Invasion

6/11/2018
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On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your etiquette questions about Mom’s love for diffusing essential oils when visiting, the deal with graduation invitations and announcements and gifts, a chivalrous act of ordering for your partner reexamined, and learning to navigate and hopefully avoid the drama at a new job. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on the ending of a dinner party.

Duration:00:49:01

Episode #195: On Maple Syrup

6/4/2018
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On today’s show we take your etiquette questions about attending a party for an honoree when you had a falling out with the hosts, gifts and registries for elopements, how to leave a living situation well and we’re resurrecting a classic on how to speak up when friends want to split the check, but you didn’t order as much as they did. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on Vermont Maple Syrup etiquette inspired by a recent parody in the publication...

Duration:00:59:05

Episode #194: Let me Tell You How

5/29/2018
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On today’s show Lizzie and Dan take your etiquette questions on radios in Ubers, how to handle talking with friends about your partner, dealing with gifts you can’t bring home, joining a family whose language of love is instruction and gifts for master's degree graduates. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on being quiet at the movies.

Duration:00:59:19

Episode #193: Wedding Attire Color Codes?

5/21/2018
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On today’s show Lizzie and Dan take your etiquette questions on wedding attire color codes, thanking hospice workers, tech rules at the table at home and out to eat, when to include sentiment in a wedding ceremony, and should shower hosts give gifts? Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on Chivalry.

Duration:00:51:13

Episode #192: Name Games

5/14/2018
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On today’s show Lizzie and Dan take your etiquette questions on how to eat strawberries, whether or not to help when you overhear a problem at work, when you almost have the name of someone famous, and a wonderfully modern question about receiving other people’s emails. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on baby shower thank you notes.

Duration:00:48:46

Episode #191: Civility for Servers Please

5/7/2018
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On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your etiquette questions on being served raw food, having to ask to get called Dr., offering condolences when the recipient might not remember you, ordering politely and pet free friend visits. Plus your feedback, etiquette salute and a post script segment on preparations when your wedding is 1-3 months away.

Duration:00:49:24

Episode #190: Bowl Trends

4/30/2018
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Our appolgies for the delay on this episode. There was glitch in our publishing program and we are happy that it is resolved. Please, enjoy! On today’s show, Dan and Lizzie take your etiquette questions on dining in bowls, being unnamed on a wedding invitation, personal favours and professional requests, generous hosts serving generous guests, and family who make decisions for you. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript segment on travel tipping.

Duration:01:00:29

Episode #189: Stay off my lawn

4/23/2018
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On today’s show, Dan and Lizzie take your etiquette questions on bridesmaids and bachelorette parties, children playing on your lawn, potlucks that don’t specify on the invitation, not noisy neighbors being blamed for noise and how to answer repeated questions about adoption. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment notching up your business skills.

Duration:00:58:09

Episode #188: It's Two Thirty O'clock!

4/16/2018
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On today’s show, Lizzie and Dan take your etiquette questions on two finger food questions, is two thirty o'clock a thing?, zits at the dinner table, party guests not paying attention to invitations and gifts that you don’t really like from someone you really love. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript segment on an Emily Post’s theory about the Bank of Life.

Duration:00:47:45

Episode #187: A Stepmom's Step One: The Wedding

4/9/2018
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We take your etiquette questions on keeping communications simple, dealing with favors you don’t like, helping kids combat shyness, flying first class when senior business colleagues aren’t, and whether or not to invite your future stepson’s mother to your wedding. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript segment on gift giving.

Duration:00:55:35