- Is it rude to ask a friend how much she paid for something?
- When dining in a restaurant, is it rude to make or take a phone call at the table?
- Is it rude to end a relationship with a text message?
- Should you excuse yourself from the dinner table to blow your nose?
- Is it okay to tip your soup plate (or soup bowl) to access the last bit of soup?
*There are exceptions to all rules and in a few isolated cases these questions may be answered with a 'No' or 'Maybe'. Generally, these exceptions involve emergencies, crazy people, close friends/relatives, or all of the above.