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Results tagged with 'etiquette'

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Whatever happened to "may I please have?"

Published Dec. 9, 2014

Come on, good people of Milwaukee, let's put an end to the phrase "I'll do the ...." It's "may I please have (or order) the honey wheat bagel?" "Thank you." That's how you place your order.


Etiquette: why stop at forks?

Published May 3, 2013

Enough young people have been convinced they should care about using the proper fork that a number of colleges and universities in Milwaukee have started holding etiquette classes for students headed out for job interview lunches and dinners. I see no reason, however, to limit this to meals. Think of all the opportunities these kids are missing.


Holiday etiquette: Everything you need to know

Published Dec. 12, 2012

The holidays can be a landmine of awkward social situations. How do you stay poised amid a flurry of parties, gift-giving and indelicate relatives? Milwaukee-area etiquette expert and author Margery Sinclair has the answers.


Bar crutch etiquette?

Published Oct. 29, 2011

I sprained my ankle this weekend. Bummer. After day three of couch prison, I was forced to "crutch out" into the real world. Of course, a pit stop for a drink occurred.


Teaching kids to be good diners

Published Oct. 5, 2011

I want my kids to learn to appreciate food and to know proper behavior in restaurants. So, I take them out.

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Netiquette 101: People Read This Stuff

I swear sometimes I think people think the net, web, social media, whatever you want to call, is more like a personal bulletin board than the very public freely accessible vehicle that it is. It is as if they think that their post will only be read by people they know or like and forget that re...

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