Awesome Etiquette ® – Infinite Guest Podcast Ne

Awesome Etiquette ® – Infinite Guest Podcast Ne

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Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning of the Emily Post Institute answer your questions about etiquette in the 21st century. Awesome Etiquette guides listeners through everything from traditional etiquette quandaries to newly emerging issues in the modern world. Part of the Infinite Guest network from American Public Media.

Episodes

Episode #145: Share and Share Alike  

Lizzie and Dan tackle your etiquette questions about family only vacations, the use of MBA in a title, divvying up the pastry box at work, and how to tell your sister her house smells. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a Postscript segment on exiting a party from 'The Rituals of Dinner' by Marg

Episode #145: Share and Share Alike  

Lizzie and Dan tackle your etiquette questions about family only vacations, the use of MBA in a title, divvying up the pastry box at work, and how to tell your sister her house smells. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a Postscript segment on exiting a party from 'The Rituals of Dinner' by Margaret Visser.

Episode 144: Gentleman First???  

Dan and Lizzie answer your etiquette questions on whose name comes first when signing your wedding thank-you notes, upping the ante on cat sitter thank yous, and what to do about dinner guest no-shows. Plus your feedback, etiquette salute for the week and a Postscript segment on family gatherings.

Episode #143: Good to be home!  

Dan is back! And he's jumped right back in helping Lizzie answer your questions on bike shares, skipping a wedding reception, no gifts (but college fund contributions please) for a first birthday, and doggie bag dilemmas. Plus feedback from Paris on restaurant reservation time slots, your etiquette salute for the week and a postscript segment on Children’s Visiting Cards, from the 1942 edition of Emily Post’s Etiquette.

Episode #142: The Bride's Week or My Vacation?  

Uncle Bill is back again, co-hosting with Lizzie while Dan is away. The two answer questions about reimbursement for season tickets, whether or not to respond to sales emails, how to balance time with the bride and friends during a wedding week trip, how to handle reactions from coworkers when you announce that you’re leaving your job, your feedback, etiquette salute and a post script segment on traveling with other people.

Episode #141: Yay Dad!  

Peter Post joins his daughter Lizzie to co-host this week's episode while Dan's away. The two answer questions on how to reciprocate as a guest for a special occasion, what to do when your friends invite themselves over and bring their children to adult only parties, what to offer after dinner, regular or decaf coffee, a teen asks about offering sympathy, and what to do with pits. All that plus your feedback, etiquette salute and a post script segment on the power of surprises from Peter Post's book Essential Manners for Couples

 

Episode #140: Wee Ones At Weddings  

Bill Post returns to co-host with Lizzie while Dan is away and the two talk about behavior at little league games, rehearsal dinner invitations, wee ones wailing at weddings, being a good graduation weekend guest, and potluck problems, plus we’ve got your feedback, etiquette salute for the week and a postscript segment on planning a wedding reception seating chart!

Episode #139: Send a Telegram  

Bill Post co-hosts with Lizzie while Dan is away. Bill and Lizzie cover questions on Community Dinner Contributions, Group Houseguest Gifts, Email Introductions and Retirement Party Gifts. Plus your feedback, two etiquette salutes and a postscript segment on Being a Good Guest straight from Emily Post's 1922 edition. Spoiler Alert: Mosquitos are invovled.

Episode #138: Welcome To The Show Puja!  

Dan and Lizzie take your questions on contractors and quotes, putting registry info on an evite to a second reception, sending gifts late, and a primer on roommates plus your feedback on wedding showers, your etiquette salute for the week and a postscript segment where we meet Puja Senning and talk with Puj and Dan about managing expectations and what works around the birth of a baby!

Episode #137: Fore!  

Fore! Dan and Lizzie get ready to hit the links in this week's postscript, but first they take on your etiquette questions regarding doodling at work, the annual "wearing white" to weddings question, how to greet clients in groups, and how do you know when a dinner party is done? All that plus your feedback including a follow up from Jimmy on the coughing storm at work, etiquette salute and a golf etiquette postscript inspired by the book: The Unwritten Rules of Golf.

Episode #136: Your Stationery Wardrobe  

Dan and Lizzie take on your etiquette questions on Caller ID call-outs, re-allocating the kindness of strangers, when your cat is cheating on you, and how to sop up all the amazingly tasty sauce at a formal dinner. All that plus your feedback on iced-tea spoons and shoes off policies, your etiquette salute for the week and a postscript segment on stationery that goes all-out!

Episode #135: Missing the Party  

Dan and Lizzie take on your etiquette questions on the device excuse for missing a party, cc email etiquette, just who is included in an invitation to the whole family, and how long is too long for sending condolences. All that plus your feedback, etiquette salute and a surprise postscript pop-quiz for Dan.

Episode #134:  Dear Katherine, I would love to attend your tea...  

Lizzie and Dan take your etiquette questions on awkward gift give-backs, how to RSVP when a written reply is requested, whether or not you can charge for your dinner party, and a couple who might be putting practicality above consideration when it comes to shower gifts. All that plus your feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript segment from Laura Claridge’s biography on Emily Post.  

Episode #133: Salon Sanctuary  

Lizzie and Dan take on your etiquette questions on whether or not to post guest lists publically, how to ascertain if you’re being asked on a date or to go out as friends, asking for silence at the salon and a great question about greeting guests in your home. All that plus your feedback, etiquette salute and a post script segment on international courtesies.

Episode #132: May I offer you an arm?  

Dan and Lizzie get a question that's a blast from the past about what side of a lady a gentleman should walk on - take note swords are involved!

Also mentioned:

- The infamous Iced Tea Spoon - where do you put it when driniking your iced tea?

- Bowing out of the meal portion of a weekly group while still attending the event

- What to do when a guest takes and posts too many pictures of your home online.

- Stellar feedback from our friend Werner in Germany on German wedding customs that actually connect to some helpful feedback from another listener.

- A postscript segemnt on the art of the handshake and a salute on behalf of all those snowed in last week!

 

Episode #131: Here a cough, there a cough  

Dan and Lizzie tackle your questions on coughing fits (appropriately so, as Lizzie has been down and out with a cold) and how to handle them in the office...when everyone is coughing...a lot...and it's gross, but you feel badly, but it's still gross...Cough drop, anyone?

Also Mentioned:

- whether or not to go in on a group family gift

- changing accountants when friendships are involved

- how to thank seasonal staff you work with

- plus your feedback, etiquette slaute and a post script segment on tipping pools.

Episode #130: Pay it forward  

On today’s show Lizzie and Dan address how to properly thank a stranger who has gone out of their way to help you out.

Also covered:

- Your etiquette questions on sending cards to your S.O’s family.

- Thoughts on a social media thank-you for donations and support at the time of someone's passing.

- Maintaining the rhythm of entertaining when lives are changing.

- Navigating the sometimes tricky territory of families relationships with ex's.

- Plus your feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript segment on the basics for planning a wedding.

Episode #129: Save the date details  

On today’s show Dan and Lizzie dive into save the date cards and what location to list when the ceremony, reception, and lodging are all in different towns.

Also covered:

- multiple tank you notes - somehow we find more to talk about on this subject.

- Following up on past due invoices.

- BYO-Slippers.

- How to appropriately use a Honeymoon Fund website.

- Plus your feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript segment on the history of classic manners like saying "Bless you" and toasting.

Episode #128: Do you want to be my friend?  

In this episode of Awesome Etiquette, we take a look at various situations when toasting is in order, who gets to make the toast, and how many times can you toast on the same round.

Also mentioned:

- Whether or not it’s polite to be the social media grammar police

- How to test the waters with friendships that start as business relationships

- How to be considerate when letting a friend know sales parties aren't your thing.

- Plus your feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript segment for job seekers.

Episode #128: Do you want to be my friend?  

In this episode of Awesome Etiquette, we take a look at various situations when toasting is in order, who gets to make the toast, and how many times can you toast on the same round.

Also mentioned:

- Whether or not it’s polite to be the social media grammar police

- How to test the waters with friendships that start as business relationships

- How to be considerate when letting a friend know sales parties aren't your thing.

- Plus your feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript segment for job seekers.

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