Thank you for
considering sharing your story of etiquette faux pas with the loyal readers of
Etiquette Hell. Please change all names, locations and specifics of the story
you would not want made public at the time you submit your story. Email addresses,
header data and names will be deleted but not much else. The responsibility for
"hiding" any identifying factors in your story lies with you. We do
NOT reveal your real name or email address in the Web site nor in subsequent other
publications. Your anonymity is assured when you contribute a story.
Please read the grant of rights before
hitting that "submit" button:
By submitting content to Etiquette Hell , you
automatically grant, or warrant that the owner of such content has expressly granted,
Jeanne Hamilton the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable,
non-exclusive and fully sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt,
publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such
Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form,
media, or technology now known or later developed.
Further, you warrant that you are the original
author of the story and that it has not been plagiarized, copied or removed in whole or in
part from any other source.
Essentially, this is legalese allowing Etiquette
Hell's owner, Jeanne , to correct typos/spelling, protect copyright of the web site under
one legal entity, to release edited (no names) stories to print news media and to
use the content in future published material such as books, etc.
From time to time, Etiquette Hell does get requests
from news media for interviews and TV appearances so please indicate in your
email whether you would be willing to tell your story on radio or TV. Be sure
to leave your phone number as well if you are willing to tape a talk show, etc.
Etiquette Hell receives close to 125 new stories a
month. What you submit today will not make it on the web page for six months to a
year. We make no guarantees your story will even be on the web page, particularly if you
can't be bothered to use good grammar and punctuation or refrain from excessive obscenity
While she enjoys chitchatting with
EHell fans and answering etiquette questions, Miss Jeanne does not always
have the time for these pleasures and is unable to respond to emails
consistently. Please do not be offended if your email
goes unanswered. However,
Jeanne can be found on the Ehell
Discussion Forum where many competent people can answer your etiquette
Thank you so much for your
contribution to this site. I hear from so many people how reading the stories helped
them in not perpetuating etiquette faux pas of their own and I earnestly
believethese stories make a difference
in the lives of real people.
Here's My Story
1. Use a subject in your email which identifies
which Ehell category the story belongs. Blank subject lines or poorly
chosen subjects slow the updating process down considerably.
2. Use capitalization, paragraph breaks and
punctuation. Long stories with no paragraph breaks or no capitalization
are nearly always deleted.
3. One story per email.
Including multiple stories in the same email always results in only one story
4. Do not send your story as a text or Word
Document attachment. Those are always deleted unread as well.
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