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To be courteous.
Something we don’t think about very often right? Or at least not in these terms. We might think of it in terms of respect or maybe chivalry?
I even thought, what exactly is it to be courteous? It’s so close to respect when you initially think about it.
To be courteous, to me, means things like holding the door open for someone and letting them go through first. Or maybe helping someone reach something on a top shelf, bottom shelf or how about saying excuse me when you walk in front of someone when passing through.
For that matter, how about saying excuse me in other circumstances, like when you burp? Do you? I was raised to say excuse me when I burp, even when I yawn. Were you raised that way? For those of you who are parents, are you raising your children to do this? If so, do you also say excuse me when you burp or yawn, especially in front of your kids?