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Please and Thank You

The Magic of Politeness

Ask any child “What’s the magic word?” and they’ll probably respond “please.”

Most of us were taught to use “please” when asking for something and to say “thank you” when we got what we asked for. Yet I very rarely see those words used by ‘adults’ – especially when communicating online.

So what happened? When did we forget to be polite? When did common courtesy become a rare trait?

I’m not sure about the answer, but I do know we can all benefit from being more polite to each other.

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