Apparently Wisconsin and Iowa's small business are some of the politest in the country....that according to a new survey.  Illinois was in the Bottom 5

Here's the top 20 states on the list according to Freshbooks.com 2018 Politeness Index

 FRESHBOOKS.COM 2018 POLITENESS INDEX ***

>> RANKING OF MOST POLITE STATES

(based on the number of small businesses that use “please” and “thank you” in their invoices)

1. Oklahoma (49%)
2. Alabama (27%)
3. Ohio (21%)
4. Rhode Island (18%)
5. Massachusetts (17%)
6. Wisconsin (16%)
7. North Carolina (15%)
8. Minnesota (15%)
9. Texas (15%)
10. Colorado (15%)
11. Washington (14%)
12. Georgia (14%)
13. Wyoming (14%)
14. Kansas (14%)
15. North Dakota (13%)
16. Nevada (13%)
17. Iowa (12%)
18. Arkansas (12%)
19. Maryland (12%)
20. Oregon (12%)

See the entire list HERE