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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 correct behavior in all kinds of contemporary situations. Test your social acumen and join the discussion about civility and decency in today's complex world.

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United States

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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 correct behavior in all kinds of contemporary situations. Test your social acumen and join the discussion about civility and decency in today's complex world.

Language:

English

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8028585463


Episodes
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Episode 506 - Change of Address

5/20/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on how to tip when using a restaurant gift card, how to list multiple family names on a change of address card, and how to handle a wedding shower for a very intimate wedding. For community members, your question of the week is about how to handle gifts at graduation parties. Plus, your etiquette salute, weekly etiquette challenge, and a postscript segment where we hear from Emily Post herself. Join the community, support the show - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:30

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Episode 505 - Throwing Pillows

5/13/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on what to do with throw pillows when visiting someone’s home, a friend who hosts parties with lots of scented candles, and Rules for visiting a newborn. For community members, your question of the week is about how many times to say thank you for a gift. Plus, your etiquette salute, weekly etiquette challenge, and a postscript segment from Dan on Emily Post on Emily Post! Join the community, support the show - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:52

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Episode 504 - Dual Showers

5/6/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on a sniffling airplane seatmate, strangers judging a child with a disability while dining, and friends hosting a dual wedding shower for their kids. For community members, your question of the week is about automation and AI and how it impacts our social behavior. Plus, your etiquette salute and our first feedback postscript segment. Join the community, support the show - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:26

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Episode 503 - Looking Tired

4/29/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on a money transfer travesty, whether it’s ever OK to say, “You look tired,” and pre-written letters of recommendation. For community members, your question of the week is about what to do when someone asks if you invited them by mistake–and you didn’t! Plus, your etiquette salute and a postscript on a 'standing wedding breakfast' or reception. Join the community, support the show - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:48

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Episode 502 - Tentative Teens

4/22/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on tentative teens who won’t commit to plans, using cash-app on a graduation invitation, and taking photos when dining out. For community members, your question of the week is about being called by an ex’s name at a party. Plus your etiquette salute, and a postscript on etiquette on the big screen. Join the community, support the show - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:47

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Episode 501 - Total Eclipse

4/15/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on Easter traditions that change without warning, when to use titles and when not to as you get older, and how to handle registries you aren’t fond of. For Community Members, your question of the week is about eating food that is too hot. Plus your etiquette salute and a postscript on our favorite things about Emily Post. Join the community, support the show - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:41

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Episode 500 - Yes, 500

4/8/2024
On today’s special 500th show, we take your questions on why we can’t correct others' etiquette, early RSVP expectations, bridal shower alerts for registry items, and to ask or not about a work issue. For Community Members, your question of the week is on: To correct or not to correct? Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on the past, present, and future of Awesome Etiquette. Join the community, support the show - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:49:07

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Episode 499 - Etiquette vs. Protocol

4/1/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on preparing for cell phone disruptions at concerts, the idea of asking for recycled birthday gifts, whether you should tip your tax accountant, and whether seconds at the buffet are okay. For Awesome Etiquette Community Members, your question of the week is a two-for-one, with a question on when to stop using social titles and tipping practices today. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on Protocol where Lizzie Interviews protocol expert Catherine Wilson. Join the community, support the show - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:14

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Episode 498 - New Gift Etiquette

3/25/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on preparing for porch pirates, paying for your plate at a wedding, handling salespeople in big box and grocery stores, and what to do when you’re invited to all the wedding parties. For Awesome Etiquette community members, your question of the week is about moving someone to BCC in business emails. Plus, your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript from The Rituals of Dinner by Margaret Visser. Join the community, support the show - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:10:39

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Episode 497 - Etiquette Fails

3/18/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on a camping birthday bash, sympathy cards in lieu of funeral attendance, when to begin at a banquet, and how to handle plus-ones for wedding invitations. For Awesome Etiquette community members, your question of the week is about a gift card wedding shower. Plus, your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on our most memorable etiquette fails. Join the community, support the show - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:23:21

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Episode 496 - Registered

3/11/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on how to handle a thank you and condolence card, setting hosting boundaries with your social spouse, navigating a very awkward situation with a coworker, and how to handle sympathy you’ve received when there’s no contact information to acknowledge it. For Awesome Etiquette Community Members, your question of the week is about needing to deflect well-meaning conversations about hard times. Plus, your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a wedding-themed postscript on setting up registries. Join the community, support the show - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:58

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Episode 495 - Dinner Plate Decisions

3/4/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on classroom party participation, a meet the surrogate party, dinner plate decisions, and how to address a patient when calling from a doctor’s office. For Awesome Etiquette Community Members, your question is about how to handle gifts for a joint sibling birthday party where you only know one sibling. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on Top Table Manners for Kids. Support the show and gain ads-free access visit - emilypost.substack.com Learn more about Emily Post etiquette - emilypost.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:18

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Episode 494 - Emily Post Postscript

2/26/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on hosting gifts, a puzzling wedding invitation, the good reason to ghost, and how to handle one menu for four people. For Awesome Etiquette Community Members, our question concerns condolences for a miscarriage. Plus, your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on the life of Emily Post by Emily Post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:25

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Episode 493 - Copy Edit Curse

2/19/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on getting everyone involved at a wedding, the curse of the copy edit, sending acknowledgments to condolences, and a guest of honor who doesn’t want to participate. For Awesome Etiquette Community Members, our question is about non-invitation invitations. Plus, your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on eating bread and soup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:14:59

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Episode 492 - Reluctant Host

2/12/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on whether or not to host a bachelorette party after the wedding, stealing a thank you, some misguided guest requests, and how to handle feeling unwelcome with extended family. For Awesome Etiquette Community Members, our question is about season tickets when you have guests in town. Plus, your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on keeping your mouth shut while eating from Margaret Vissers, the rituals of dinner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:45

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Episode 491 - Professionalism

2/5/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on personal stationery use, sympathy note wording, how to handle that last piece of bread in the basket, and a real speakerphone shocker. For Awesome Etiquette Community Members, our question is about a Vexed semi-vegetarian. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on professionalism. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:54

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Episode 490 - Impossible Perfection

1/29/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on addressing noise at the library, what to do with a wedding announcement, whether or not to tell someone you exchanged their gift, and how to get out of being called dear. For Awesome Etiquette Community Members, our bonus question is about making plans with friends. Plus, your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on the essential nature of etiquette advice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:35

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Episode 489 - Hold the Door

1/22/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on teaching kids manners in public, handling homemade gifts, hosting gifts for team dinners, and getting a gift but not being able to return the favor. For Awesome Etiquette Community Members, our question is about strangers sleeping on you on the plane. Plus, your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on the practice and meaning of holding doors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:32

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Episode 488 - Second Letter

1/15/2024
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 writing a second letter when you haven’t gotten a response to the last one, planning a post-wedding gathering for family, commenting on YouTube videos, and hosts with less-than-sanitary serving methods. For Awesome Etiquette Community Members, our question is about waiting behind someone to take their parking spot in busy cities. Plus, your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on what to say when offering condolences. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:21

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Episode 487 - Gloves and Napkins

1/8/2024
On today’s show, we take your questions on forgetting to bring a host gift, bearing feet as a host, handling unwrapped gifts sent straight to you, and sitting or standing during a greeting when there’s an age gap. Our bonus question for Awesome Etiquette Community Members is about quick passing conversations in office hallways. Plus, your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a postscript on gloves and napkins from the 1922 edition of etiquette Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:34