Do we say "please" and "thank-you" enough?

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  1. Cindy2011 profile image61
    Cindy2011posted 7 years ago

    Do we say "please" and "thank-you" enough?

  2. living earth profile image61
    living earthposted 7 years ago

    I'm happy to say that I feel most people do, but at the same time, having lived in 4 different countries I feel it also depends on which part of the world you live in.

    In any case, if you are a parent, it is extremely important to instill this from a young age in your children.

  3. ForkArtJunkie profile image60
    ForkArtJunkieposted 7 years ago

    No, we probably don't. Society is probably not as polite as the good old days. Thank you for asking this question. smile

  4. Tamar_Georgina profile image59
    Tamar_Georginaposted 7 years ago

    No i would say we dont. I know how someone saying thank you to me makes me feel brilliant. I try and get my kids and my boyfriend to say please and thank you more. Manners are for free and cost nothing but yet they can go a long way.

  5. Libra Rajani profile image77
    Libra Rajaniposted 7 years ago

    No, I don't think we say please and thank you enough. I think we sometimes get caught up with hustle and bustle our lives and forget to be polite. I don't think it's personal. Good question.

  6. profile image0
    ssaulposted 7 years ago

    Growing up, my grandmother always got us saying please and thank you all the time, so it left with me. I always say please and thank you all the time, even when its not needed.

  7. philirodje profile image59
    philirodjeposted 7 years ago

    You just remind me of the good old days...
    My Mother used to tell us to say please and thanks more often, we were so young we didn't recognize the importance till few years ago when i met my wife she was so taken by my politeness that she said yes when i asked her hands in marriage.

  8. GennaMGL profile image58
    GennaMGLposted 7 years ago

    i think alot of people today do, but at the same time, i still think alot more do not. people are so interested in things being so quick, and fast, that they feel they dont need to use manners.

  9. duffsmom profile image59
    duffsmomposted 7 years ago

    At least in our family we do.  We are a pretty polite bunch.  The rest of the world, maybe not.  Can't tell tou the number of times I have let someone in line ahead of me, or done something polite only to have the person act like it was owed to them with no comment one way or the other.

  10. Darknlovely3436 profile image82
    Darknlovely3436posted 7 years ago

    I often remind my girls to say "Please and thank" as often as I could remind them, however, I do not think most of us say it enough..but in my household it being said a lot.

  11. Claudin_Dayo profile image60
    Claudin_Dayoposted 7 years ago

    I personally say those word with much redundancy in a day including 'sorry'.. . but it doesn't reduce the value and meaning that  accompanies it.
    Maybe for some they hadn't said enough while for others they did, it varies from person to person..

  12. webguyonline profile image56
    webguyonlineposted 7 years ago

    i think it's really won't hurt you if you do say "please" and "thanks you" often. it's a sign of respect which children must possess even nowadays.


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