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This A to Z Guide to Manners and Etiquette originated as a consequence of our despair at the deplorable behaviour we were witnessing in every public situation that we found ourselves. Bookmark and Share

Bad examples were being set at every level of society from sports stars to TV personalities; professional people to trades people; politicians to public servants. But most especially by us parents.

In time we came to express our views on other matters of community interest and concern as well. You might find some of this of interest to you too (smile).

Our visitors have been valuable contributors to the views expressed on these pages. This is an active site, it is growing all the time and with your help it will become even more relevant to our community.

This simple, straightforward easy to read guide to community matters, manners and etiquette will help us to learn the basics in order to live in harmony and socialise future generations. Please bookmark this site for frequent reference.. Bookmark and Share

Use the alphabetical index above to zoom to information and help on the topics below ranging from Kids Manners to Wedding Etiquette; from Telephone and Business Etiquette to Neighbourhood Etiquette and much more.

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About Us & this Web Site
It is very satisfying to build a web site that ranks in the top one percent

Advice to Kids
Bill Gates recently gave a speech at a High School about 11 things they did not and will not learn in school. He talks about how feel-good, politically correct teachings created a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure in the real world.

Airline Etiquette
Airline Etiquette begins even before you leave home. Be sure to shower, use a deodorant and don clean clothes. You will be sitting close to people and don’t want to smell offensive. So, allow yourself plenty of time to perform this important ritual.

Answering Machine Etiquette
Common sense use of an answering machine can augment your telephone etiquette

Australia - Wedding Ceremony
Australian wedding ceremonies and customs are extremely diverse as this lovely sunny country has a huge multicultural society.

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Bathroom Etiquette
Bathroom etiquette is all about hygiene and cleanliness. We are put off by messy, smelly bathrooms. Nobody likes to clean up someone else’s mess

Bereavement - Funeral Dress Etiquette
Funeral Dress Etiquette - Being aware of specific dress, religious or cultural differences can be helpful when attending a funeral

Bereavement - Funeral Etiquette
Funeral etiquette is vital. The last thing one wants to do is to upset the bereaved by being ignorant or clumsy

Bereavement - Funeral Flowers
Funeral Flowers - first check the funeral notice in the newspaper or phone the funeral home. Many people request donations should be made in lieu of flowers, you should respect their wishes

Bereavement - Funeral & Religious Customs
Funeral and religious customs - an understanding of various religious burial customs & beliefs

Bereavement - Funeral Service Etiquette
Funeral service etiquette may differ among various communities, ethnic groups and religions and customs. See our comprehensive A - Z Guide for more

Bereavement - Funerals and Children
Funerals and Children: is it important for a child to attend a funeral? Should we teach them or protect them?

Bereavement - Pallbearers
Pallbearers - protocol and etiquette stipulate that friends, relatives, church members or business associates may serve as pallbearers

Blog
Having our say....In an endeavour to 'try to change the world'

Breaking Up a Relationship
Emotions will be high when you break up but this is no excuse for abuse, violence, aggression or destructive behaviour.

Bridal Shower
Bridal Shower - often referred to as a Kitchen Tea or Hen's Party. All you need to know in our A -Z Guide to Manners and Etiquette

Broken Engagement Etiquette
A Broken Engagement is always sad and embarrassing for the couple and their families. With this sad situation comes the unpleasant obligation to let family, relatives and friends know

Build a Website
Want to build a website that more than pays for itself? One that's easy to build and gets lots of traffic? Let us show you the way

Business Card Etiquette
Business card etiquette is the exchange of business cards with dignity and respect, it is an extension of yourself and may be the only item taken from the meeting by which you will be remembered

Business Etiquette
Business Etiquette is about how to conduct your business with other businesses and clients by showing respect and consideration

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Careers for Teens
Careers for Teens is a fun way to help teenagers find jobs, apprenticeships & careers. This interactive aid leads them through the steps to getting that interview with a sharp resume and strong follow through.

Catholic Wedding
A wedding ceremony in a Roman Catholic Church may include the Sacrament of Holy Communion. This could create some confusion for the non-catholic guests.

Cell Phone Etiquette
Cell phone etiquette means - be brief; be soft; be considerate; be safe

Children - Manners & Etiquette
Manners and etiquette for children, starting in the family home - see our free A - Z Guide to Manners & Etiquette

Children - Table Manners & Etiquette
Table Manners and Etiquette for children - all part of our free A - Z Guide to Manners & Etiquette

Children - Telephone Etiquette
Teaching Kids Telephone Etiquette is a good investment. They will learn phone etiquette from you, so be sure to teach them well

Club Etiquette
A successful club is one where its members feel comfortable and have a sense of ownership and belonging.

Coach Travel Etiquette
Coach Travel Etiquette is particularly essential when your travel covers more than just one day on a coach and is with the same group of people.

Computer Lessons
My step-by-step, easy to follow computer lessons were created to banish the fear of computers by our seniors and anyone else new to computers

Computer Lessons for Seniors
Download my FREE step-by-step computer lessons to help our seniors get off to a flying start for the social and economic benefits this will bring them

Computer Tutorials
You will be taken to my page 'Computer Lessons.' My step-by-step, easy to follow computer lessons (tutorials) were created to banish the fear of computers by our seniors and anyone else new to computers

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Dating Etiquette
Learn how to treat your date so that you create a favourable impression right from the start. Know when they are not treating you right so that you will not continue to be insulted by their uncaring attitude

Dating Etiquette - Online
Online Dating is a popular and safe way to meet people. We show you how to do it with dignity and sensitivity. Avoid a potential disaster by recognising when your date is treating you with contempt

Dieting & Obesity
Dieting has a powerful enemy – will power. Stick with us for a simple workable diet... it’s free!

Dog Etiquette
Having a well behaved dog will bring boundless pleasure to you. Take the time to train and socialise your dog, whatever its breed, the rewards will far outweigh its pedigree!

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Easy Computer Lessons
Easy Computer Lessons were written with the absolute beginner in mind but everyone will gain something from them to fill the gaps in their knowledge

E-mail Etiquette
E-mail Etiquette - e-mailing is the most used and abused aspect of the internet, don't through ignorance be considered one of the rude e-mailers

Employee Etiquette
Employee Etiquette is how you conduct yourself in your capacity as an employee to your employer and your co-workers

Employer Etiquette
Employer Etiquette is how you conduct yourself in your capacity as an employer to your employees

Engagement Etiquette
The main rule of engagement etiquette is to be tactful, being especially tactful with family. It is so easy to offend through being ignorant of good engagement etiquette

Engagement Party Etiquette
Engagement Party Etiquette requires the bride's family to host the first social gathering to share the good news with family members and close friends

Engagement Ring Etiquette
Traditionally, if an engagement ring is worn, it usually is a diamond. But again, in engagement ring etiquette there is no rule that states that if a ring is worn it has to be a diamond

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Flag Etiquette
Flag etiquette and protocol - flags stir up emotions in us that few other symbols can, all this and more in our A - Z Guide to Manners & Etiquette

Funeral Dress Etiquette
Funeral Dress Etiquette - being aware of specific dress, religious or cultural differences can be helpful when attending a funeral

Funeral Etiquette
Funeral etiquette is vital. The last thing one wants to do is upset the bereaved by being ignorant or clumsy. A - Z Guide to Funeral Etiquette + various religious customs and beliefs

Funeral Flowers
Funeral Flowers - first check the funeral notice in the newspaper or phone the funeral home. Many people request donations should be made in lieu of flowers, you should respect their wishes

Funeral - Pallbearers
Pallbearers - protocol and etiquette stipulate that friends, relatives, church members or business associates may serve as pallbearers

Funeral & Religious Customs
Funeral and religious customs - an understanding of various religious burial customs & beliefs

Funeral Service Etiquette
Funeral service etiquette may differ among various communities, ethnic groups and religions and customs. See our comprehensive A - Z Guide for more

Funerals & Children
Funerals and Children - is it important for a child to attend a funeral? Should we teach them or protect them?

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Hen's Party
Bridal Shower - often referred to as a Kitchen Tea or Hen's Party. All you need to know in our A -Z Guide to Manners and Etiquette

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Indian Etiquette
Indian Etiquette - visiting or doing business in India? Be prepared, be informed and feel comfortable in any situation

International Etiquette
International Etiquette - visiting or doing business in another country? Be prepared, be informed and feel comfortable in any situation

International Etiquette - Polish
Polish Etiquette - visiting or doing business in Poland? Be prepared, be informed and feel comfortable in any situation

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Japanese Wedding Ceremony
– usually the wedding ceremony is held in a Shinto Shrine with family and close friends in attendance.

Jewish Wedding Ceremony
Jewish wedding ceremony emphasizes that the purpose of marriage in the Bible are for companionship and procreation.

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Kids Table Manners
Good table manners for children are important skills that should be developed when they are young

Kids Telephone Etiquette
Teaching Kids Telephone Etiquette is a good investment. They will learn phone etiquette from you, so be sure to teach them well

Kitchen Tea
Bridal Shower - often referred to as a Kitchen Tea or Hen's Party. All you need to know in our A -Z Guide to Manners and Etiquette

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Manners & Etiquette for Children
Manners and etiquette for children, starting in the family home and the role of the parents

Manners & Etiquette - General
Manners cost us nothing; yet, earn us respect when we use them. Manners and Etiquette are what distinguish us from the apes (and a good many of our fellow human beings too)...

Military Wedding Ceremony
The stunning ‘Arch of Swords.’ The military wedding is very formal, striking and dramatic. It is also very beautiful and elegant.

Mobile Phone Etiquette
Mobile phone etiquette means - be brief; be soft; be considerate; be safe

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Nasty Neighbours
Nasty neighbours basically ignore common decency, conflict occurs and tempers rise. To maintain peace and order, some form of intervention or arbitration becomes necessary

Neighbour From Hell
A neighbour from hell can make your life a hell on earth. A good neighbour can make your life a heaven on earth

Neighbours
Central to neighbours etiquette; it is not our business how others live if they leave us to live our lives in peace

Noisy Neighbours
Noisy neighbours are a major cause of disputes. We have no right to intrude on our neighbours peace and quiet. It is downright bad manners

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Obesity & Dieting
Dieting has a powerful enemy – will power. Stick with us for a simple workable diet...it’s free!

Office Etiquette
Office Etiquette is about conducting yourself respectfully and courteously in the office or workplace

Office Party Etiquette
Office Party Etiquette is about conducting yourself at office or workplace social gatherings such as parties, luncheons, dinners, cocktail parties, etc

Online Dating Etiquette
Online Dating is a popular and safe way to meet people. We show you how to do it with dignity and sensitivity. Avoid a potential disaster by recognising when your date is treating you with contempt

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Pallbearers
Pallbearers - protocol and etiquette stipulate that friends, relatives, church members or business associates may serve as pallbearers

Polish Etiquette
Polish Etiquette - visiting or doing business in Poland? Be prepared, be informed and feel comfortable in any situation

Puppy is not a Toy
A puppy is NOT a Toy. I look cute, cuddly and adorable; everyone loves a puppy; but, I am not a toy.

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Rage Page of Manners & Etiquette
A Rage Page contributed by people experiencing rage at breaches of Manners & Etiquette

Roman Catholic Wedding Ceremony
A wedding ceremony in a Roman Catholic Church may include the Sacrament of Holy Communion. This could create some confusion for the non-catholic guests.

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School Etiquette
School etiquette is having acceptable standards of behaviour by children in various school situations, co-operating and showing respect for their teachers and the other children, teach them the three R's before they get to school: Respect for self; Respect for others and to accept Responsibility for all their actions

Schools Listed
Schools listed by Students, Teachers, Principals and other concerned people to register their participation in the move to promote Good School Manners & Etiquette

Seniors Computer Lessons
Download our FREE step-by-step computer lessons to help our seniors get off to a flying start for the social and economic benefits this will bring them

Sitemap
This sitemap provides a simple overview of our website by category.

Speakerphone Etiquette
Speakerphone Etiquette means having respect for the rights of the other party to speak privately. It also respects the rights of others in the vicinity to enjoy a quiet environment

Step-by-Step Computer Lessons
Our teaching manual 'Step-by-Step Computer Lessons' provides self-help for the absolute beginner to the more advanced user. It is also an ideal teaching aid for XP & MS Office 2003 (the lessons are the same as for seniors but has been re-badged)

Step-by-Step Computer Lessons for Seniors
Our teaching manual 'Step-by-Step Computer Lessons for Seniors' provides self-help for the absolute beginner to the more advanced user. It is also an ideal teaching aid for XP & MS Office 2003 (the lessons are the same as for non-seniors but has been re-badged)

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Table Manners for Children
Good table manners for children are important skills that should be developed when they are young.

Teens Careers
Careers for Teens is a fun way to help teenagers find jobs, apprenticeships & careers. This interactive aid leads them through the steps to getting that interview with a sharp resume and strong follow through.

Telephone - Cell Phone Etiquette
Cell phone etiquette means - be brief; be soft; be considerate; be safe

Telephone Etiquette
Good telephone etiquette means being respectful to the person you are talking with, showing consideration for the other person, allowing that person time to speak, communicating clearly and much more

Telephone Etiquette - Children
Teaching Kids Telephone Etiquette is a good investment. They will learn phone etiquette from you, so be sure to teach them well

Telephone Etiquette - Speakerphone
Speakerphone Etiquette means having respect for the rights of the other party to speak privately. It also respects the rights of others in the vicinity to enjoy a quiet environment

Tipping Etiquette
Tipping Etiquette the dilemma. Who to tip? How much to tip? How little to tip without appearing stingy?

Tips on Telephone Etiquette
Tried and tested tips on telephone etiquette. Rudeness and lack of consideration have crept into our telephone practices

Toilet Etiquette
Toilet etiquette is all about hygiene and cleanliness. We are put off by messy, smelly toilets. Nobody likes to clean up someone else’s mess

Travel Etiquette
Etiquette is especially important when you are away from home. We call it Travel Etiquette. You are an ambassador of your country or place of origin and need to convey a good impression of the place that you come from. So take a big smile with you.

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Urinal Etiquette
Urinal etiquette is all about hygiene and cleanliness. We are put off by messy, smelly urinals. Nobody likes to clean up someone else’s mess

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Voice Mail Etiquette
Common sense use of voice mail can augment your telephone etiquette

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Wedding - Bridal Shower
Bridal Shower - often referred to as a Kitchen Tea or Hen's Party. All you need to know in our A -Z Guide to Manners and Etiquette

Wedding - Broken Engagement Etiquette
A Broken Engagement is always sad and embarrassing for the couple and their families. With this sad situation comes the unpleasant obligation to let family, relatives and friends know

Wedding - Catholic
A wedding ceremony in a Roman Catholic Church may include the Sacrament of Holy Communion. This could create some confusion for the non-catholic guests.

Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Ceremony - Decisions ... decisions ... should the wedding ceremony be formal? Should we get married in a church, in a garden, on the beach or perhaps a destination wedding?

Wedding Ceremony - Australia
Australian wedding ceremonies and customs are extremely diverse as this lovely sunny country has a huge multicultural society.

Wedding Ceremony - Japanese
– usually the wedding ceremony is held in a Shinto Shrine with family and close friends in attendance.

Wedding Ceremony - Jewish
Jewish wedding ceremony emphasizes that the purpose of marriage in the Bible are for companionship and procreation.

Wedding Ceremony - Military
The stunning ‘Arch of Swords.’ The military wedding is very formal, striking and dramatic. It is also very beautiful and elegant.

Wedding - Engagement Etiquette
The main rule of engagement etiquette is to be tactful, being especially tactful with family. It is so easy to offend through being ignorant of good engagement etiquette

Wedding - Engagement Party Etiquette
Engagement Party Etiquette requires the bride's family to host the first social gathering to share the good news with family members and close friends

Wedding - Engagement Ring Etiquette
Traditionally, if an engagement ring is worn, it usually is a diamond. But again, in engagement ring etiquette there is no rule that states that if a ring is worn it has to be a diamond

Wedding - Invitation Etiquette
- an easy-to-follow 'how to correctly address' a wedding invitation card. This guide covers all situations: divorced, re-married, widowed, second time round etc.

Workplace Etiquette
Workplace Etiquette is about conducting yourself respectfully and courteously in the office or workplace

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