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Etiquette, manners, and beyond! Join Emmy® Award-winning journalist Nick Leighton and stand-up comic Leah Bonnema ("Late Show with Stephen Colbert"), the perfect odd couple, as they try to make the world a nicer, more polite place and offer up practical advice to help you smoothly glide through any situation. Please listen and follow! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

Were You Raised By Wolves‪?‬ Nick Leighton

    • Relationships
    • 4.8 • 709 Ratings

Etiquette, manners, and beyond! Join Emmy® Award-winning journalist Nick Leighton and stand-up comic Leah Bonnema ("Late Show with Stephen Colbert"), the perfect odd couple, as they try to make the world a nicer, more polite place and offer up practical advice to help you smoothly glide through any situation. Please listen and follow! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    Buying Engagement Rings, Eating Lunches on Zoom, Snapping at Waiters, and More

    Buying Engagement Rings, Eating Lunches on Zoom, Snapping at Waiters, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about spending three months' salary on engagement rings, eating lunches during Zoom meetings, snapping at waiters to get their attention, and much more. Please follow us! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    • 21 min
    Asking About Botox, Reaching for the Right Glass, Stealing Packages, and More

    Asking About Botox, Reaching for the Right Glass, Stealing Packages, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle asking people if they've had Botox, reaching for the right glassware at dinner parties, stealing packages from mailboxes, and much more. Please follow us! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    • 35 min
    Strip Mining Tarte Tatins, Paying What You Think Is Fair, Eating Quail With Your Hands, and More

    Strip Mining Tarte Tatins, Paying What You Think Is Fair, Eating Quail With Your Hands, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about strip mining Tarte Tatin, paying "whatever you think is fair," eating quail with your hands, and much more. Please follow us! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    • 33 min
    Eating Kit Kat Bars, Wearing Perfumes, Forcing Cake Forks, and More

    Eating Kit Kat Bars, Wearing Perfumes, Forcing Cake Forks, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle eating Kit Kat bars, wearing perfumes and colognes, forcing guests to use cake forks, and much more. Please follow us! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    • 36 min
    Burdening Friends with Cake, Ousting Toxic Club Members, Tidying Up Messy Schools, and More

    Burdening Friends with Cake, Ousting Toxic Club Members, Tidying Up Messy Schools, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this bonus episode, Nick and Leah answer listener questions about burdening friends with chocolate cake, dealing with toxic club members, tidying up messy piano schools, and much more. Please follow us! (We'd send you a hand-written thank you note if we had your address.)

    • 21 min
    Enjoying Pho, Harassing Celebrities, Profiting Off Friends, and More

    Enjoying Pho, Harassing Celebrities, Profiting Off Friends, and More

    Etiquette, manners, and beyond! In this episode, Nick and Leah tackle eating Vietnamese soups, spotting celebrities in public, profiting off friends, and much more. Please subscribe! (We'd write you a hand-written thank you note if we could.)

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
709 Ratings

709 Ratings

ajcinder ,

My newest obsession!

I love this pod! It's so easy to listen too. The voices of the hosts are easy on the ears and the length is perfect for my drive. I am also able to share with my daughter and we can discuss etiquette. That's a major plus as she is 6 and I want to impart the importance of etiquette and manners without making it seem like you have to a doormat to others. I have always been enthralled by etiquette and this podcast just makes my heart happy. I can not stop talking about it!

MarikoYatsu ,

Podcast 78 husband irked by mom washing sheets

I think if it offends the husband that his mother in law is washing the sheets upon her departure, the wife should bring it up with her mom not to wash the sheets; provided that the husband agrees to wash & replace them on the guest bed in the future within 6 hours of the mother in laws departure. IF he fails to timely get this accomplished within the 6 hour window, he shall pay for a spa service, hair service or shopping trip in the amt of $300.00. I think that’s fair.

SAS4832 ,

So awesome!!

Nick and Leah are soooooo fun to listen to! Funny, smart...every second of this podcast is great. I’ve learned a lot, and laughed a TON. I very much recommend this podcast.

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