At the grocery store cafe down the street, I go get a coffee every morning,” Lacey says. “This morning I walked in and they said, ‘Good morning, will you have the usual?’ I smiled and said, ‘Yes, please.’ They asked me how my morning had been while making my coffee. On the way out the door they said, ‘Enjoy. See you tomorrow.’
Listen to conversations these days, and you may notice that responses such as “thank you” and “you’re welcome” have fallen by the wayside in favor of the casual “got it” and “you bet.” Are we finding new ways to say old, polite phrases? Are good manners merely morphing? Or are they fading away altogether…
Please read this story, thank you.