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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 correc…

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    • Nov 22, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekly NEW EPISODES
    • 49m AVG DURATION
    • 377 EPISODES

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    Episode #376: Ready, Set

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 71:28


    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 talking to your friend about their flirty date, family monograms, hosting at someone else's house, and etiquette for when a neighbor moves away. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about addressing the loss after a miscarriage. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript on holiday table setting. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #375: Card Sharp

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 71:26


    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 choosing bridesmaids, email thread considerations, another version of a cash bar, and how to handle unnecessary comments when you're out and about. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members your question is about tacky baby shower gifts. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript on holiday cards. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #374: Change for a Tip

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 72:18


    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 a rough roommate situation, a question about tipping and change, when help isn't helpful and a burdened young gentleman who asks about being a good guest. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about hosting maintenance workers in your home. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a  postscript with another of Lizzie's interviews with end of life specialist Michelle Acciavatti, this time discussing virtual and drive through funerals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #373: Asking for Extras

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 57:01


    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 how to say thank you you for an anonymous gift, how to reconcile past mistakes, hanging with work work friends, and when it's okay to ask for extras like seasonings and condiments. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question of the week is about a dog sitting dilemma. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript on Consideration, Respect and Honesty.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #372: Ghosting Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 64:30


    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 how to be a great gift giver, how to raise polite children, whether or not ghosting or a direct approach is better, and how to intercept food other adults are giving to your kids. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question is about whether or not to order from a restaurant where you have a weekly club meeting. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript on getting ready to invite guests for the holidays. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 371: Uninvited Infant

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 64:51


    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 a donation you don't want to make, a non-binary honorific, when to comment on weight-loss, and bringing an uninvited infant to an adults-only wedding. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about how to refuse a gift kindly. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript with Lizzie's Third interview with Michelle Acciavatti on changes and challenges to planning a funeral service or memorial celebration. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 370: Spooning Jams and Jellies?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 76:38

    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 long goodbye, extended family borrowing the lake house, to spread or to spoon jam or jelly, how to handle different budgets between friends. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about managing pictures taken of you so they don't end up on social media. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript with Lizzie's second interview with Michelle Acciavati about how to plan end of life ceremonies. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 369: Virtual, Not Public

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 66:49

    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 helping or not to helping as a guest, virtual not meaning public, multiple graduation parties, and when to send a wedding gift for a delayed, date-unknown, reception. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about responding to sales pitches on LinkedIn. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript with Michelle Acciavatti, on grief and planning end of life celebrations. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode #368: Amazon Mystery Gift

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 58:06


    Apologies for the late publish date. This went up last week to the wrong playlist and showed as available in our system. Please enjoy two episode this week. 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 cancelling your belated wedding reception, how to handle pets and guests, the growing amazon virtual gift opening conundrum, and issuing pandemic wedding announcements. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about ending zoom calls well. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript on RSVPing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #367: Ring Ring Ring

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 66:23


    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 who says thank you from a committee, how to balance love marriage and etiquette, how to throw a giftless shower and then a great question about desk phones and how long to let them ring! For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about how handle late colleagues when they are your superiors. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript on issuing invitations.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #366: Ticket to a Shower

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 74:27


    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 use of Dr. as a title in a formal invitation, appropriate neighborhood gossip, covid and weddings and kids, and a Jack'n Jill you purchase tickets to. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members your question is about sharing emergencies with your family. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript where we conclude our interview with the author of Manners Will Take You Where Brains and Money Won't, Donald James. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #365: One a Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 68:53


    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 birthday gift requests, asking about a loved one's remains, handling estrangement when not many mutual friends know about it, and a question about whether a neighbor's request is polite or unrealistic. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about using Venmo and social media to casually crowdsource a bachelorette. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript where Dan interviews etiquette author and Nasa scientist Donald James about his new  book, Manners Will Take You Where Brains and Money Won't.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #364: New Child Announcements

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 47:28


    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 condolence considerations, c amping in the club, a friend who is feeling slighted about not receiving a wedding invitation, and mowing management in a communal garden. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about Reflections on a first date gone wrong. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript announcing a new member of your family. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #363: When I Get Old

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 65:43


    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 considerate condolences, handling subpar service, notes on dating notes, and a christmas card question, yes in august. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about bridesmaids being able to prioritize studies but still participate. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript interview with author Steven Petrow about his new book Stupid things I wont do when I get old. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #362: An Expected Answer

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 52:20


    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 helmet safety, tipping at hotels, assumptions about a bride changing her last name, and sending digital thank you cards. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about giving gifts for major milestones. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript job interviews. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #361: The Next Load

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 50:52


    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 unique tipping situations, inviting close colleagues to a wedding, addressing letters to same sex couples, and communal laundry room etiquette. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question is about depositing a wedding gift check before thanking the person who gave it to you. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript remote work. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #360: Coming Back Around

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 51:01

    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 paying back generous family members, firmly defining dietary restrictions when attending parties, using ‘best regards' when corresponding with strangers, and adequately thanking your host for giving up their bed. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about people who borrow things and don;t put them back where they belong. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript from etiquette Kindergarten.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode #359: Singing Happy Birthday

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 49:33


    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 tipping for events, a hurried host, when to sing happy birthday and public street parking problems. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about estranged family not acknowledging gifts. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on a sneak peek in to the characters we've created for the 20th edition of Emily Post's Etiquette. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #358: Sneaky Neighbor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 51:49


    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 putting your recycling in the neighbor's cans, providing meals for houseguests, including your business card in a thank you note to a customer, and responding to condescending comments from a future mother in law. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about approaching your neighbor about their untidy yard. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on Party Prep Countdowns! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #357: Let's Do Lunch

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 48:12


    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 titles to use when someone's marital status is unknown, the phrase “let's do lunch,” extreme wedding mishaps and feeling overwhelmed when making new friends. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about visiting with friends on a budget. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on ties. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #356: American Tradition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 50:08


    Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today's July 4th show we take your questions on addressing a peculiar, post-dinner party practice, vaccine statuses and planning parties, interrupting someone while texting, and hosting guests from out of town when you're in the middle of a drought. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about being left in the dark about rescheduled wedding plans. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on a new book featuring Amreicanon.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #355:Hotel This Time?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 49:22


    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 disclosing that you are bilingual, traveling with lingering concerns over COVID-19, friends who lock you into plans, and asking out-of-towners to get a hotel instead of staying with you. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about approaching your landlord without causing a conflict. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on proper introductions in business.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #354: Can I Get You Something?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 55:42


    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 playing host or hostess to workers improving your home, using the last of the toilet paper, telling people how to correctly pronounce your name, and sending birthday gifts when you can't attend the party. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about exceptions to the rules of wedding invitations. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on proper introductions in business.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #353: Picnic Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 54:29


    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 taking your baby to the wedding, responding to graduation announcements with gifts, inviting people from out of town to a party when you can't offer a place to stay, and handling less than sanitary behavior by a guest at dinner. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about how long you should stay at a party before leaving for another obligation. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on taking off a mask. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #352: Borrowing Trucks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 42:52


    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 coworkers asking you to finish their work, who should be invited to the wedding, borrowing trucks to move furniture, and asking for money instead of gifts at your wedding. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about gender inclusive titles. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on Emily Post settling in Martha's Vineyard. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #351: Tricky to Eat

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 64:13


    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 dietary dinner party dilemmas, disclosing the languages you speak, getting ready for houseguests with a new baby, and how to handle a less than gracious family member. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about how to reply to an apology. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on tricky to eat summer foods. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #350: Old Friends

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 73:39


    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 giving gifts when you’ve been uninvited, introducing someone to another group of friends, correcting dated language and announcing your name change. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about reacquainting with friends who took the pandemic less seriously than you did. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript with some special guests Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #349: Charcuterie

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 62:36


    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 dealing with questions about being single at a certain age, manners for sharing Charcuterie boards, the line between being friendly with neighbors and being overbearing, and returning the favor when someone brings you dinner. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about sharing baby news with a friend who has miscarried. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on inter-generational manners. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 348: Verifing Vaccines

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 60:34


    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 white to weddings, expensive bachelorette parties, verifying vaccine information for events, and people going through your things when they visit your home. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about your boss following you on Instagram. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on ethics and moral principles. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #347: Crafting Compliments

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 56:06


    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 how long should a visit last, crafting compliments, play date hosting gifts, and accepting compliments. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question of the week is about picking up your small pooch in public. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on small dogs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #346: Affordable Flowers

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 64:18


    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 affordable flowers for a wedding, addressing concerns you have before going on a zoom date, how to determine who sits at the head of the table, and roommates inviting people over during the pandemic. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about people who say they didn’t receive information, when they actually did. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript reading from Emily Post on types of conversationalists. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #345: Magic Wand

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 60:01


    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 a bachelor-et back out, turning down offers of help, boxing up leftovers, and a friend who makes not-so-friendly comments. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about dog etiquette. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on what we would do with an etiquette magic wand. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #344: Dinner Party Download Reprise

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 47:54


    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 a modern wedding quandary, a very overly intrusive neighbor, double last name confusion, and addressing envelopes. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about saying you’re welcome. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on the early days of Dan and Lizzie on the Dinner Party Download. DPD archive (first three pages) link - https://www.dinnerpartydownload.org/page/1/?s=post See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #343: Zoom Wedding Guest

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 75:48


    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 teaching children table manners, zoom weddings, what to include on accommodation cards, and work friend now boss. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about you're welcome. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on seating charts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #342: Virtual Parties

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 58:22


    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 mail mishaps, making safety suggestions to other parents, sharing success on social media, and introducing etiquette to your peers. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question is about posting your covid-19 vaccine photos online. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on virtual parties. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #341: I See You

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 52:19


    To see a video of today's introduction visit Patreon.com/awesomeetiquette. Welcome to a special Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on asking guests to dress formally, responding to touchy compliments, declining to host a party, and politely asking people with accents to repeat themselves. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about some tricky ex-wife/ new girlfriend dynamics. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #340: Pay me, please

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 50:09


    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 sticking to the registry, entertaining a lot due to where you live, smelly foods at work, and asking to be paid for the work you’ve done. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about wine at a business dinner. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on folding linens. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #339: No Kind Deed

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 48:16


    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 farmers market etiquette, what to do when a nice gesture makes someone uncomfortable, celebrating step children, and separate baby showers with different guest lists. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your bonus question is about inviting coworkers to your wedding. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript on vaccination etiquette. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #338: Origins

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 45:09


    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 proper salutations, buying gifts from the registry, leaving a job gracefully, and having a limited ceremony space for your wedding. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about correcting people’s assumptions. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript from Laura Claridge’s biography about the origins of the book Etiquette. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #337: Dining Left

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 49:00


    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 a meal train mishap, gracefully wrapping up a gathering early, seating significant others at a wedding, and how to go about asking someone to throw you a bridal shower. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your bonus question is about responding to personal questions from your boss. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we discuss dining left. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #336: Inside Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2021 60:18


    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 turning down being in the wedding party, not wanting people to borrow your expensive items, losing control when others are planning your baby shower and how to politely check on someone’s plus one when they may have broken up before the wedding. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about how to show support when you can’t go to the funeral. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we discuss anger management. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #335: Fanatic

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2021 48:16


    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 bringing friends as wedding plus-ones, improving your child’s conversation skills, neighbors who use your property without permission, and repaying family members for their generosity. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is a followup to one from last week about letting people know you’ve received their gifts. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we discuss being a fan. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #334: Received?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2021 57:35


    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 title mix ups, a followup question on being an aunty, including non-supportive siblings in your wedding party, and getting confirmation that the gifts you sent were received. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about a dog etiquette dilemma. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we discuss a social future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #333: Announcing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2021 47:02


    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 joint greeting cards, LinkedIn messages, a new covid wedding conundrum and making expectations clear to your babysitter. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your bonus question is about writing thank yous when you don’t know who gave which gifts. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we discuss engagement announcements in the paper. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #332: Entertaining?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2021 53:09


    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 discuss Entertaining at Home with Lizzie Post. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #331: Give That Back, Please

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 45:25


    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 salute and postscript where we discuss Emily Post on the radio. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #330: Everyday Thanks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2021 54:45


    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 salute and a postscript where we discuss everyday gratitude and the book 365 Thank You’s by John Kralik. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #329: Looking Forward

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2020 52:56


    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 gets in the way. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we discuss looking back and looking forward See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #328: The Feast

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2020 42:52

    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 of Dinner. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode #327: Voice-control

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2020 49:06


    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 their family members. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we discuss spoons. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode #326: 2020 Tipping

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2020 47:01


    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 your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and postscript where we discuss gifting. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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