8 Signs You’re Actually Too Polite
You clean the table when other people eat
According to experts, it is recommended to clean the table every time after eating, so you don’t have to wait for others to do it for you, but don’t do it when someone else is eating! In some cultures, it can be rude if you aren’t the host.
“Clearing up the dirty dishes may seem like a considerate gesture but if others are still eating, it can be perceived as a signal to end the meal or that you’re telling them to leave,” Tsai says.