LPT: If you bring a guest to a gathering where they don’t know anyone, address people by their names during conversations so your guest has more than one opportunity to learn names

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This also helps for people like me who have some face blindness and can’t remember names. And if I don’t mention someone’s name in introduction, it’s cause I can’t remember it either, introduce yourself to them.


Excuse me Brian, would you mind, Brian, showing my friend here, also named Brian, where the bathroom is Brian? Thank you Brian and Brian will follow you now


Shit, I’d be happy if people would just bother to do introductions. I’ve been to a ton of parties where no one bothers to introduce me to people. When did we all lose our social skills?!


Hello, Grand Wizard Tom 👋