How Not to Be a Dick: An Everyday Etiquette Guide
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On the one hand, nobody wants to be a dick. On the other hand, dicks are everywhere! They cut in line, talk behind our backs, recline into our seats, and even have the power to morph into trolls online. Their powers are impressive, but with a little foresight and thoughtfulness, we can take a stand against dickishness today. How Not to Be a Dick is packed with honest and straightforward advice, but it also includes playful illustrations showing two well-meaning (but not always well behaved) young people as they confront moments of potential dickishness in their everyday lives. Sometimes they falter, sometimes they triumph, but they always seek to find a better way. And with their help, you can too.
fashion. However, it’s unwise to burn your bridges. You never know what the future may bring. You might need your boss’s recommendation. You may even want your old job back. Try leaving on a good note. No matter how good or bad your time has been, you’ve certainly learned something. WHEN YOU’RE UNEMPLOYED You may consider unemployment terrifying, or perhaps a blessed relief, but being without a job doesn’t mean there isn’t work to do. You have to apply for unemployment benefits,
punctuation. You may find yourself tempted to get into a fight over text with a friend or message your ex. Or you might spend the whole party watching YouTube videos of dogs on a swing. To be safe, just turn it all off. Changing the Music Good music is essential to any successful party. Just remember: Everyone has different tastes. If you feel an intense desire to change the music, be careful. After all, you don’t want to accidentally insult the host’s taste! Instead, ask politely
impossible to go through life (not to mention any given day) without making some assumptions. The important thing to remember, however, is that assumptions are just guesses. Even if they’re not flat-out wrong, they are still usually incomplete. Assumptions are conclusions based on what we don’t know, rather than what we do. As a result, our assumptions tend to say more about what we believe than about the people we are assuming things about. This young lady might have bangs, wear DIY fashions,
everyone is eager to get on quickly and find a seat. But that’s just the thing: Everyone is in the same boat! (So to speak.) So be considerate, pay attention, and follow the rules—whether they’re written down or not. The first rule of public transportation is: Don’t block the exits. Let other people exit first. When the exits have cleared, go with the flow. Sitting There’s nothing better than finding an open seat on a train or bus. A seat allows you to rest your tired feet. However, if
sure to put away any sensitive materials in the following situations: When you are out with friends. When you are out to dinner. When you are at a movie theater. When you are in a work meeting. When you are having a conversation. And during important life moments. If you share a computer, tablet, or smartphone, and if you accidentally open websites with adult content, don’t just close those websites and walk away. Clear the browsing history as well as the browser’s