Urban Etiquette

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Urban Etiquette

Ellen Vanstone answers your questions about the annoying behaviours, poor manners and impatient encounters that dot the days of a city dweller.

A coworker spends all her time on Facebook, YouTube, and chatting with me. I would rather keep my head down and get my work done.

How do I tell a coworker her chatter is wasting my time — without sounding like a grump?

A coworker spends all her time on Facebook, YouTube, and chatting with me. I would rather keep my head down and get my work done.