Republican nominee Gov. Mike Pence and Democratic nominee Sen. Tim Kaine stand after the vice-presidential debate in Farmville, Va., Oct. 4, 2016.
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'Mind your manners' isn't just something your mother told you. Manners – and civility – are an essential component of how things get done in government, and the Founding Fathers knew it.
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French President Emmanuel Macron scolded a teenager for calling him by his nickname, ‘Manu’.
Could an Aussie high schooler say to our prime minister, "How’s it goin’, Mal?", and get away with it? Probably.
The typical view at a concert when fans take out their smartphones.
There's a time and place for a smartphone and some artists and sports stars want you to stop using them when they're performing. Just enjoy the live event instead.
Dinner is not served. Luncheon, on the other hand…
Forget fast cars and fancy clothes – it's language that reveals where you really come from.
Telling the time, using a knife and fork, manners: what should be taught in the home and what in the school?
Who taught you to tell the time, to tie your shoelaces or to write your name? I have memories of my parents and teachers taking a hand in helping me to learn these skills as a small child. But what about…