Classic etiquette never gets old for me…
Here is a little excerpt from Emily Post
original chapter on greetings.
SHAKING HANDS
Gentlemen always shake hands when they are
introduced to each other. Ladies rarely do so with gentlemen who are introduced
to them; but they usually shake hands with other ladies, if they are standing
near together. All people who know each other, unless merely passing by, shake
hands when they meet.
A gentleman on the street never shakes
hands with a lady without first removing his right glove. But at the opera, or
at a ball, or if he is usher at a wedding, he keeps his glove on.

Oh how I love a good white glove reference!

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