The Real Simple Reader Etiquette Poll
Do You Need to Stand When Being Introduced to Someone?
Only if it’s someone older: 22.7%
No, that’s old-fashioned: 14.8%
Experts say: Upstanding readers have it just right, says Christmann: “Standing up is an important show of politeness and a great sign of civility. Unless you’re physically unable to, you should get up for everyone.”
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