When I grew up in northern NJ in the late 50’s, we were brought up to be polite and courteous. It was automatic. When we received a gift of any kind not only did we verbally say ‘Thank you’ at the time, but we followed it up with a written thank you note. And mailed it.
In friendship, and even more so in business, how do we show gratitude for something someone has done for us, or given us?
Besides saying ‘Thank You’ in person at the time you receive the gift….