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Are You Polite?

Have you heard the phrase “polite society”? What does it mean to you? No really. What do YOU think it means?

It’s an important question to answer. 380 more words


Storytime: You Can't Buy Manners

I’ve always been interested in all things etiquette and manners because I think its becoming a lost art in our world. I don’t consider myself a snob about it and I understand that a lot of people don’t find it important enough to understand the value of a handwritten thank you note, know which direction to pass the bread, or if its appropriate to use your cell phone at the table. 1,014 more words


September 13, 1938: Would You Be So Kind

Judith Martin, born September 13, 1938, was a journalist, covering social events at the White House and embassies, before becoming a theater and film critic. In 1978, she changed direction and began writing on the… 506 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Dear Gentle Reader...


In response to your query about the etiquette of selecting books for a book club, it feels to me that you are a snob that knows little to nothing about the publishing industry and knows less about writing and why people publish in general. 517 more words


Manners in Writings

I have been reading this terrific book entitled Talk to the Hand by Lynne Truss. She is an expert on manners and the English language. I could not believe how rude I have been by not editing my writings. 52 more words

Miss Manners

Etiquette & superstition: unwanted fires around the domicile

Fancy Notioners, I must beg your forgiveness for being absent this past week and a half. I am tempted to lay the blame on this little… 315 more words


Excuse Me and Other Socially Appropriate Conversation Enders

We’ve all put out foot in our mouth at some point, and if we were lucky the people who witnessed this awful display of poor taste were kind enough to laugh it off, at least until we walked away. 518 more words

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