78. Don't be Tardy to the Party

In the United States, people love to throw for many reasons. Of course there are the birthday parties, but some people even have parties celebrate divorces! No matter what kind of party are going to, it's a good idea to sure you are actually invited. It's considered rude just show up unless the host, the person the party, invited you. You will either get paper, email or verbal invitation to a party. , you can also go as a guest of else invited, like as his or her date. invited, it is very important to let the know if you are actually going to show . Many times hosts have a party catered that other people who prepare the food. They need know how much food to have. Letting them if you are showing up or not helps host and is considered polite.

It's also important be relatively punctual for a party. Most parties the U.S. never start exactly when they say will. Many people like to be "fashionably late", is, showing up about 30 minutes after the is supposed to start. People like to do to make a big entrance. Showing up more 30 minutes before or after is considered rude . If you show up too early, you are to interrupt valuable preparation time of the host. you show up too late, you are just rude.

Even if it is not a birthday , it is polite to bring a gift for host. It doesn't need to be a fancy . A bottle of wine or even flowers is and will be appreciated.