I've been thinking about different etiquette articles to write at About.com, and my head started spinning with all the areas of life where good manners are important. In fact, everything you do in a civilized society involves etiquette.
This is nothing new. I have dozens of reference books on this subject, and many of the etiquette rules date back to long before I was born. What's amazing is that most of the rules still hold true, with perhaps a few tweaks that allow for more current inventions such as the cell phone. Today I have a blog on About.com that speaks to this: Is Etiquette Old Fashioned?