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"Know Your Manners" by kowsgomoo
Categories: Anime & Manga, Books, Cartoons & Comics, Gaming
Characters: Original Character(s), Other, Reader, Various, You

Description: Seriosuly. My sister gave me this idea because...well, she has no manners herself. Plus I already read an article on yahoo (all credit goes to them~) about it thus this was created~

The low-down: create a story, ficlet, collection, or just drabbles pertaining to manners~ of course, there doesnt have to be a kid involved but that's totally up to you. Easy, yes? :3


The Manners

Manner #1
When asking for something, say "Please."

Manner #2
When receiving something, say "Thank you."

Manner #3
Do not interrupt grown-ups who are speaking with each other unless there is an emergency. They will notice you and respond when they are finished talking.

Manner #4
If you do need to get somebody's attention right away, the phrase "excuse me" is the most polite way for you to enter the conversation.

Manner #5
When you have any doubt about doing something, ask permission first. It can save you from many hours of grief later.

Manner #6
The world is not interested in what you dislike. Keep negative opinions to yourself, or between you and your friends, and out of earshot of adults.

Manner #7
Do not comment on other people's physical characteristics unless, of course, it's to compliment them, which is always welcome.

Manner #8
When people ask you how you are, tell them and then ask them how they are.

Manner #9
When you have spent time at your friend's house, remember to thank his or her parents for having you over and for the good time you had.

Manner #10
Knock on closed doors -- and wait to see if there's a response -- before entering.

Manner #11
When you make a phone call, introduce yourself first and then ask if you can speak with the person you are calling.

Manner #12
Be appreciative and say "thank you" for any gift you receive. In the age of e-mail, a handwritten thank-you note can have a powerful effect.

Manner #13
Never use foul language in front of adults. Grown-ups already know all those words, and they find them boring and unpleasant.

Manner #14
Don't call people mean names.

Manner #15
Do not make fun of anyone for any reason. Teasing shows others you are weak, and ganging up on someone else is cruel.

Manner #16
Even if a play or an assembly is boring, sit through it quietly and pretend that you are interested. The performers and presenters are doing their best.

Manner #17
If you bump into somebody, immediately say "Excuse me."

Manner #18
Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze, and don't pick your nose in public.

Manner #19
As you walk through a door, look to see if you can hold it open for someone else.

Manner #20
If you come across a parent, a teacher, or a neighbor working on something, ask if you can help. If they say "yes," do so -- you may learn something new.

Manner #21
When an adult asks you for a favor, do it without grumbling and with a smile.

Manner #22
When someone helps you, say "thank you." That person will likely want to help you again. This is especially true with teachers!

Manner #23
Use eating utensils properly. If you are unsure how to do so, ask your parents to teach you or watch what adults do.

Manner #24
Keep a napkin on your lap; use it to wipe your mouth when necessary.

Manner #25
Don't reach for things at the table; ask to have them passed.



And the rules are: ANYTHING GOEScan there be a pairing?. Unleash your creativity~ :D enjoy♥

Posted: 05/19/11 | Deadline: None


Stories

 
Katekyo Hitman Reborn!

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Crude Humor, Mild Adult Situations, Mild Sexual References
Main Characters: Gokudera Hayato, Original Character(s), Reader
Genres: Adventure, Classic, Comedy, Family, Fluff, Lime, Romance, Time Travel | Story Types: Alternative Universe, Ficlet
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 535 words | Complete: No

Summary: You didnt know who needed to learn them more, your son or your husband.

TYL!Gokudera | Reader
Published: 05/25/11 | Updated: 05/25/11


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