McDonough, by all accounts, is highly attuned to protocol and etiquette in hierarchy-minded Washington.
But late last week, the temperamental supermodel earned high praise for being demure and appearing according to etiquette.
etiquette Scholar also has some clever tips that pertain directly to business lunches.
1750, from French étiquette "prescribed behavior," from Old French estiquette "label, ticket" (see ticket).
The sense development in French perhaps is from small cards written or printed with instructions for how to behave properly at court (cf. Italian etichetta, Spanish etiqueta), and/or from behavior instructions written on a soldier's billet for lodgings (the main sense of the Old French word).