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Billiard Etiquette. Beyonce Style

Billiard Etiquette. Beyonce Style.

Playing billiards requires social skills and manners.

Billiards is a game not unlike golf; it requires concentration, requiring players and observers alike to shh! Serious players still adhere to the traditions of billiard etiquette, while some of the younger new-to-the-game players choose to be loud and boisterous causing...
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Wedding Gift Etiquette

Wedding Gift Etiquette

Trends, some remain and are embraced by society; while others are awkward.

The most recent wedding gift trend of requesting "gimme da money" instead of a gift is becoming more common.  Have you seen"Monetary gifts are appreciated" on the invitation.    Is requesting money appropriate?
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Awkward Bathroom Conversations

Awkward Bathroom Conversations

Tips on how to stop awkward bathroom conversations.

Q:  When using the restroom, there are people who without apprehension, continue the conversation while in the stall; I find it awkward to carry on a conversation while conducting my "business."   What can I do to stop...

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Graduation Etiquette

Graduation Etiquette

Has the time-honored graduation ceremony lost its dignity and civility?

I've attended a few graduations that seemed more like sporting events.  The whistling, whoo-hoo's, "futbol" soccer noisemakers, and sideline cheers by some members of the audience as their...
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The Origin of Easter

THE ORIGIN OF EASTER

Most sacred of holy days in the Christian faith.  It's origin, not so much.

There was a practical reason for staging a Christian rite on the same day as a long-observed heathen festival; pagan goddess of spring and fertility, Eastre.  Second-century Christian missionaries realized that celebrating on a day...
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Restrooms Are For Customers Only

Restrooms Are For Customers Only

A private establishment's restrooms are not open-to-the-public.

Do you remember the "Occupy Wall Street" phenomena?  The The Daily Show did a piece about the protestors' use or misuse of local businesses' restrooms.  "...several local restaurants and delis are fed up with the...
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