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Hosts Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning answer audience questions about modern etiquette with advice based on consideration, respect, and honesty. Like their great-great-grandmother, Emily Post, Lizzie and Dan look for the reasons behinds the traditional rules to guide their search for the correct behavior in all kinds of contemporary situations. Test your social acumen and join the discussion about civility and decency in today's complex world.

Hosts Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning answer audience questions about modern etiquette with advice based on consideration, respect, and honesty. Like their great-great-grandmother, Emily Post, Lizzie and Dan look for the reasons behinds the traditional rules to guide their search for the correct behavior in all kinds of contemporary situations. Test your social acumen and join the discussion about civility and decency in today's complex world.

Location:

United States

Description:

Hosts Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning answer audience questions about modern etiquette with advice based on consideration, respect, and honesty. Like their great-great-grandmother, Emily Post, Lizzie and Dan look for the reasons behinds the traditional rules to guide their search for the correct behavior in all kinds of contemporary situations. Test your social acumen and join the discussion about civility and decency in today's complex world.

Language:

English

Contact:

8028585463


Episodes

Episode #332: Entertaining?

1/18/2021
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on wearing a mask while running, work emails on holidays, tipping for hotel meals, and the debate over second baby showers. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members your question is about paying someone back for their help with your wedding, years later. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we...

Duration:00:55:34

Episode #331: Give That Back, Please

1/11/2021
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on the added burden for hosts during a pandemic, tributes to deceased loved ones that include politics, friends who borrow things and don’t return them, and expectations for soon-to-be aunts. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question of the week is about hygiene at the office. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette...

Duration:00:47:50

Episode #330: Everyday Thanks

1/4/2021
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on vaccine access, asking guests to remove their shoes in your home, a bride throwing a shower for herself, and how to politely turn down a pyramid scheme offer. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your bonus question is about posting on the wedding website when plans have changed. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette...

Duration:00:54:45

Episode #329: Looking Forward

12/28/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on family members who are always on you about your weight, whether or not to open presents in front of people at parties, responding to condolence cards long after they were sent, and wearing a wedding ring as a widower. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question of the week is about gift exchanges when financial strain...

Duration:00:52:56

Episode #328: The Feast

12/21/2020
On today’s show we take your questions on being unable to afford gifts, condolences around Christmas, American etiquette vs. Danish etiquette and putting a Venmo username on a wedding invitation. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question of the week is about handling Christmas gifts when your partner celebrates it, and their family doesn’t. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we discuss feasting as presented by Margaret Visser in The Ritual...

Duration:00:42:51

Episode #327: Voice-control

12/14/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on gift expectations for your partner’s family, politely turning down sweets from a coworker, how to handle multiple people making requests of the smart speaker at once and holiday tipping for housekeepers. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about planning a friend’s baby shower and asking for assistance from...

Duration:00:49:05

Episode #326: 2020 Tipping

12/7/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on increasing tips for servers because of the pandemic, writing personalized notes in books, sending a proper thank you to someone working from home, and signatures on text messages. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about greeting other household members in the morning and saying goodbye when you leave. Plus...

Duration:00:47:00

Episode #325: Partner Introductions

11/30/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on family members who want to visit, but don’t take COVID-19 precautions, the implications of whistling around others, wording baby shower invitations, introducing an old boyfriend. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your extra question is about changing gifting traditions. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and...

Duration:00:52:25

EP 324: Happy Website Thanksgiving!

11/23/2020
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie have a big announcement and a special message at the end of the show, and of course take your questions on beauty comparisons between children, the dos and don'ts of any Thanksgiving meal, thanking someone for a job referral when you aren’t sure if they gave you one, and how to gracefully manage a virtual Thanksgiving get together. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about giving gifts for those having virtual weddings. Plus your most...

Duration:01:00:15

Episode #323: F.O.R.K.S.

11/16/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on being the entertainment for your friends’ children, expressing your desire not to exchange gifts, the etiquette on saying you’re welcome and a followup question to the Christmas card conundrum from last week. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question of the week is about mispronouncing names. Plus your most excellent...

Duration:00:56:52

Episode #322: Mentioning Social

11/9/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on mentioning social media posts when you see someone in person, responding to generic emails, sending holiday cards at the end of a tumultuous year and how to thank a very generous friend. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question of the week is about differing love languages. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette...

Duration:00:43:11

Episode #321: Long Term Guest?

11/2/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on hosting etiquette for those with long-term guests, addressing letters to a couple with a name that includes a suffix, finding a happy medium with the thermostat and writing a thank you for an ambiguous gift. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members, your question of the week is about keeping up a relationship when you can’t offer up...

Duration:01:03:18

Episode #320: On Candelabras

10/26/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on getting guests to use coasters, distracting smells from neighbors, guests who want to extend their stay, and where candelabras go on the table. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question is about navigating a tricky wedding funding scenario. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we...

Duration:00:57:52

Episode #319: Slacker

10/19/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on sending messages over Slack, sending a follow up thank you note, name tag etiquette, and using girl...friend versus girlfriend. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question is about making plans with friends who have financial obstacles. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we read about...

Duration:00:51:37

Episode #318: 1, 2, 3 Gratitude

10/12/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on fire etiquette, writing thank yous for boxes with several small gifts, junior and senior titles and asking for more information when you’re invited to a gathering during a pandemic. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members, your question is about how to hint at a ring for your engagement without hinting. Plus your most excellent...

Duration:00:44:30

Episode #317:

10/5/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on throwing gifts away, getting a speeding ticket with friends, a messy mask situation and guests who offer to bring something to dinner. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question of the week is about re-posting your registry when you’re already married. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript...

Duration:00:58:51

Episode #316: Uninvited

9/28/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on Celebrating birthdays and christmas as a family, how to handle being univinted to a wedding, reflecting on the past, and are b list wedding guests really a thing? For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question of the week is about whether or not to send your regrets when the invitation wasn’t sent directly to you. Plus your...

Duration:01:00:23

Episode #315: Ignored

9/21/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on what to do when you’re ignored trying to join a conversation, sending multiple emails to your favorite podcasts, listing preferred pronouns in business correspondence, and celebrating a 50-year-anniversary a few months late. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about inviting coworkers to your wedding. Plus your...

Duration:00:57:30

Episode #314: Curbside Pickup Courtesy

9/14/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on household helpers who don’t wear deodorant, unsolicited religious texts, how to handle a wedding announcement when you not sure if there’ll be a belated reception and wearing a mask for a curbside pickup. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question of the week is about throwing a party for someone with privacy concerns....

Duration:00:56:35

Episode #313: Stationery Surnames

9/7/2020
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on differing opinions over thank-yous, what’s appropriate to ask of inexperienced hosts, a drive through baby shower, and the surnames on your stationery. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about inviting the parents of those in your bridal party. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and special...

Duration:01:02:17