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You Heard It Right from the Horse's Mouth. . .

The late, great Humphrey Bogart.


For those who believe, in general, that manners and etiquette are outmoded and no longer necessary, here is what The Emily Post Institute has to say on the subject of hats in 2018.  Click here to read the entire piece, but in a nutshell, hat etiquette looks like this:


Men – Hats can be left on…
  • Outdoors
  • At athletic events
  • On public transportation
  • At religious services, as required
  • In public buildings (post office, airport, hotel/office lobbies)
  • On elevators
Men – Take hats off, including baseball caps…
  • In a home
  • Indoors at work, especially in an office
  • At mealtimes
  • In restaurants and coffee shops
  • At a movie or indoor performance
  • When the national anthem is played
  • When the flag of the United States passes by, as in a parade

-- Heinz-Ulrich

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