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10 Common (and Critical) Courtesies

Proper manners are the sign of a smart, civilized person — why not use them?

Some common courtesies across our culture may be diminishing — but there is still hope. Using manners shows others that you are grateful, empathetic and pleasant to be around. (Seriously, doesn’t it make you cringe when someone tries to scoot by you in the grocery aisle or anywhere else without saying “excuse me”?)

Simple common courtesies will have everyone impressed and make your mama proud! Scroll through the gallery to see which common courtesies are still in style today — and why.

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