National Common Courtesy Day

National Common Courtesy Day is observed next on Friday, March 21st, 2025 (302 days from today).

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Politeness and polite behavior are really important in today's society. When the outside is flooded with provocative content and publications, politeness gradually fades away. As a reminder of the behavior that helps society become better, more standard, National Common Courtesy Day is celebrated annually on March 21 every year. Besides, National Common Courtesy Day also helps people better understand politeness and the importance of common courtesy to each of us.

Politeness is described as a behavior marked by being respectful or polished of others. Polite behavior is the polite and respectful action or expression according to the Merriam-Wevster dictionary.

Saying "please" and "thank you" when requesting and receiving a service, gift or support can be a simple way to become common courtesy. Kindness and politeness have a lasting effect and get noticed even if you don't realize it. Letting someone in front of you be in traffic is easy. Open the door for someone or help someone with their groceries. Give your seat on the bus to someone who may need it. Introduce yourself to the new employee or child at school and take the time to introduce her to the rest of the crew.

These examples provide a glimpse of the ways you can infuse politeness into your life. These momentary acts of politeness can add up, but they can make a big difference in someone's life.

History of National Common Courtesy Day

The origin and calendar of National Common Courtesy Day is currently not clearly documented. The founder of National Common Courtesy Day is also a big question. And the reason why March 21 of every year is chosen as National Common Courtesy Day is still unanswered. However, a source said that this National Common Courtesy Day was celebrated nearly 10 years ago. The first National Common Courtesy Day is believed to have been recorded in 2003. To this day, National Common Courtesy Day is still an important part of the national holidays. With many activities recorded, National Common Courtesy Day is still doing its job well.

How to celebrate the National Common Courtesy Day

On National Common Courtesy Day, give yourself permission to show off, do common courtesy. If you go on a bus and see a girl leaning against a pole after a tiring day at work, don't hesitate to give her your seat and greet her politely. Or when you're in the mall, help your neighbors by helping them pick up items that are out of their reach. This day is a great opportunity for you to start practicing courtesy in your life and make it a daily habit. If you haven't before, then National Common Courtesy Day is also perfect for you to change yourself. Share your expressions on social media with the hashtag #NationalCommonCourtesyDay with a positive message spreading to everyone around about common courtesy.


National Common Courtesy Day has been observed annually on March 21st.


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