Stair Affair: Who goes first?

by epi on April 8, 2013

Q: If two business people are walking up a staircase together and one is a man and one is a woman, who should proceed up the stairs first?

A: Traditionally, a woman precedes a man, unless she needs the assistance of him going ahead and helping her. Generally, whoever gets there first, goes first.

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Mariette's Back to Basics April 8, 2013 at 3:05 pm

Guess that the woman will proceed up the stairs first (if not needing assistance) and going downstairs it is the man that proceeds first.


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