Etiquette is about addressing each other in the correct manner and giving an individual the respect they deserve. C. At a young I and probably many of us was taught some of the Etiquette basics, this is why I think this why I’m a good criteria for this topic D. A preview of what I’m going to speak about first I’ll give you a brief background information of etiquette, then I’ll tell you why it’s important, ND finally I’ll give you some examples.
II. History A. Path-hotel 1 . One of the first etiquette/wisdom books was written around the time of 2400 B. C. By Path-hotel known as The Maxims of Pathogen or also called Instruction Of Path hotel. 2. In the introduction of “The Maxims” pathogen states he’s reasons for writing this book was, because he was getting old and he wanted to give his son something to help advise him on topic such as manners, traditions, and wisdom when he was no longer there, and to have knowledge to pass down to the family. 3. We know this because he wrote “… Teach him the traditions, and to speak properly, so the other court children can learn by example.. ” B. Where Etiquette origins from 1. However, the action of Etiquette began in the French royal courts in the 16005 and 1 7005 under King Louis XIV when the nobles who lived at royal court did not work, and so they developed elaborate social customs mostly to avoid becoming bored. 2. The word ‘Etiquette’ came from an old French word meaning “ticket or card”, in which the ticket or card would indicate the proper dress code, expected behavior, and dining instructions for all who attended rout.
This code of behavior spread to other European courts and eventually was adopted by the upper classes throughout the Western world. C. After world war one it wasn’t as important since people were focused on the war. D. Emily post 1. Then in 1922, Emily Post from Baltimore, Maryland published Etiquette – In Society, In Business, In Politics, and At Home, to give an update version of Etiquette in the United States that covered any from giving advice on planning the perfect wedding to how to give a proper introduction, and even golfing.
From there Etiquette began to become important again. A) (Post, Emily (1922). Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home. New York: Funk and Wagtails. ) Ill. Importance A. So that was a little background information to tell you when and where Etiquette began. And as we continue to see through history that Etiquette itself actually changes and is adapted to fit accepted social norms. B. Even though it doesn’t seem like it we use Etiquette it every day either from say please, thank you, holding doors for the people behind us. 1 .
Since technology is growing and improving so are the rules etiquette, an example of this is not testing during a family dinner. 2. In case you guys are wondering why is etiquette and manners so important, it’s because when you use etiquette and manners you look more professional, more polite. You can use it to your advance to help you make a good impression either at a job interview or when meeting one’s loved one’s family for the first time. IV. Tips/ Example A. So with that in mind I’m going to give you some tips and examples you can use.