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  1. Politness, Nicknames, and MBTI? Help for a term paper :)

    Education & Career Talk
    Hello, everyone. I am new to the forum here, though I have read some of the threads in the past. I am currently finishing my MA in linguistics and cultural studies and one of my courses is in politeness. We've discussed the history of the concept and what it entails, intercultural differences...
  2. Email Etiquette: To Thank or Not to Thank?

    Advice Center
    Hello, yes, hi (Dear Sir/Madam), So the hypothetical email situation goes like so: > I write a professionally written email to ask a question on what I have to do regarding a task, and end this email with "thank you and kind regards", (my name). > The person replies, answering my question...
  3. [ENTJ] What?!? ENTJs are kind?

    ENTJ Forum - The Executives
    Hi ENTJs! I want to ask you something... Approaching MBTI brings to believe some stereotypes. One of this stereotype is: Te users (dom & aux) are assholes. I will tell you now my personal experience, whereas every ESTJ I knew seems to be pretty insensitive and rude, every INTJ I know...
  4. [INTP] Tips on how to be "polite"

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    I'm an INTP and my boyfriend's (an ENFJ, if any y'all wondering) family, well mainly mother, (not so sure about the father or brother) thinks I'm quite abominably rude. Recently I went on a trip with them and it was really pretty much they're first big impression of me, you know, how I really am...
  5. [ISTP] Are you polite at first?

    ISTP Forum - The Mechanics
    Whenever I first meet people I usually don't say a lot - more listen and let other people do the talking. If someone who I don't know tries to talk to me then I'm always polite and I can handle a conversation alright. My main explanation is this - I can handle a conversation with a...
  6. On The Rules of Polite Discourse

    The Rules of Polite Discourse Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. -- Ephesians 4:29 NIV Address issues promptly. If you let feelings...