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September Is National Courtesy Month

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Courtesy September is National Courtesy Month Welcome to National Courtesy Month. We’re glad you’re here.

Courtesy. Consideration. Civility. Sometimes it seems these traits just aren’t that prominent in modern society.

The basic definition of courtesy is displaying good manners and polite behavior. It’s about showing respect to others and getting along with people … even when we’re in a bad mood. Unfortunately, in today’s hectic world the simple act of civility often falls by the wayside. There was a time when it was referred to as ‘common courtesy’, but it rarely seems very common anymore.