12 Etiquette Habits We Don’t Realize Are Crucial for a Well-Mannered Person

  • Move your tongue over your teeth (keeping your mouth closed). Maybe then your tablemate will start to repeat the same movement and understand what’s going on.

But if the person doesn’t understand your hints, don’t stay silent. Tell the person about their problem (again, make sure no one else can hear you).

8. If someone’s fly is down

If you find out your fly is unzipped in public, go to the restroom and zip up your pants. If there’s no opportunity to leave this public place (or room), you can just turn to the wall so that no one can see you and zip up your fly.

12 Etiquette Habits We Don’t Realize Are Crucial for a Well-Mannered Person

If you notice someone else’s unzipped fly, experts say that you have to inform the person. You just have to make sure no one else can hear you.

The “fly rule” works for other clothing issues as well: for example, if you notice a price tag.

7. If your colleague smells bad

As a rule, big companies have rather strict hygiene rules, and foods or perfumes with strong smells are prohibited.

12 Etiquette Habits We Don’t Realize Are Crucial for a Well-Mannered Person

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