Not long ago, I got an email from the Chicago Tribune asking if I might help as an expert contributor to the newspaper’s “Social Graces” column. The topic was, “Your friend is on her phone at the table. Should you tell her to put it away?”

I think we’ve all been in this situation at least once, if not a dozen times! So it was really fun to contribute to an etiquette conundrum that pops up far too frequently sometimes. It was an honor to contribute, and hope the article answer below helps you the next time this happens. Just remember to make sure your phone is put away!:)

https://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/sc-fam-social-graces-friend-on-phone-at-table-0319-story.html

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