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Rude Behavior

Why It Never Pays To Be Rude On A Flight

George Hobica | Posted 09.22.2016 | Travel
George Hobica

Two minutes before scheduled takeoff and there's a kerfuffle in economy. Someone is not happy with his seat and is letting the cabin crew know about it in no uncertain terms. Angry voices waft over the boarding music. Maybe someone wanted to sit next to a traveling companion.

Yagana Shah

5 Bad Behaviors From The Past That Are Now Totally Common | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.26.2015 | Fifty

We love our smartphones, tablets, apps and whatnot, but we have to admit, we've noticed technology has made the world a slightly ruder place. Stores n...

How Rude Are You? 4 Ways To Shape Up

Posted 12.15.2014 | Dr. Phil

Is there a rudeness epidemic in America? What you can do about it.

Are You A Thoughtless, Inconsiderate Jerk Of A Person? Here's How To Tell.

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.08.2013 | Comedy

Are you kind of a jerk? Don't worry, this is a safe place, you can be honest. There are a lot of inconsiderate people out there; people who don't thin...

Why Being Rude Is Bad For Business

Forbes | Erika Andersen | Posted 08.28.2013 | Small Business

Forbes: I don’t get mad very often. I’ve always been surprised when people around me get furious at what seem to me to be fairly innocuous eve...

Classroom Commentaries

Paul Stoller | Posted 02.04.2012 | College
Paul Stoller

There's nothing wrong with teaching with enthusiasm. And yet if we concentrate so narrowly upon satisfying the consumer demands of the educational market, we replace scholarly rigor and standards of excellence with grade inflation and an acceptable mediocrity.

Boors At Sea

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lita Smith-Mines

A smashed sailor on deck requires a captain to recruit other guests as safety monitors to stop Soused Sarah from slipping over the side.