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Mr. Manners | Etiquette With Attitude

  • Lines in the Sand

    How to Protect Beachfront Property

    When someone sets up too close to you on a crowded beach, what’s the best way to encourage them to relocate? Read More
  • Avert Those Eyes!

    Should You Ignore a Naked Lady?

    I’m no prude, but I’m a little put off by the rampant nudity at my budget spa. I’m all for going starkers, but please ladies, how about a little modesty? Read More
  • Gas Pump Loiterer

    How to Handle a Squeegee Fetishist

    I just watched a guy lovingly squeegee all of the glass and plastic surfaces on his car, including both exterior mirrors, while I was waiting in line behind him to buy gas. It’s not a car wash, for God’s sake. Read More
  • Take it to Go

    When Taking Your Leftovers Leaves a Bad Taste

    When I have leftovers at a restaurant, I ask, “Can you bring me a box, please?” so I can pack it myself, since waiters tend to dump it all in a heap of what looks like dog food when you open it the next day. Read More
  • Two Parking Spaces

    Justice Takes a Shape - a Door Ding

    Is it OK to intentionally ding the car door of someone who intentionally takes up two parking spots in a crowded mall parking lot? Read More