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Have you ever wondered, as I have, when asked by a store cashier, “How are you today sir”, if they are really being sincere? Does their employer require they ask it, or does it come from their heart? Are they really concerned about you, or are they just playing a part? Does “Have a nice day” or “Excuse me”, Have any meaning to you? How about “please” or “thank you”, or “sorry” or “how do you do”? It all depends how it’s said, I guess. Is it honest and said with conviction? Myself, I think in most cases, it borders on just being fiction. So, next time you have occasion to use, some type of polite expression, make it be very heartfelt and true, which conveys a real good impression!

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Date: 3/1/2010 9:31:00 PM
I use other words to convey gratitude... I strive to be different.... Excellent, thought provoking write my friend...:JP]
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Date: 3/1/2010 8:57:00 PM
Very nice write, Ralph. Keep it coming! Charles Henderson
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Date: 3/1/2010 8:28:00 PM
We engage in the cordialities that have become society's norms, Ralph. But occassionaly we do find people offering these words who seem to truly mean them. And, yes, they do make "a real good impression!" Very nice write -- thought provoking. Love, Carolyn
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