Tag Archives: etiquette

Allow Me

Whew! Well, Thanksgiving is behind us and I only have one sick child with whom to deal today. I’ve fixed the computer after the kiddos got to it over the long holiday and am now almost ready to get back … Continue reading

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Does This Really Have to Be Said?

Apparently. Gentleman, you pick up the cheque when you’ve asked someone out for coffee, dessert, drinks or dinner. If you extend the invitation, it is your responsibility to pay. If you’ve no money whatsoever, buy a bottle of wine, some … Continue reading

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Just a Thought: Florence Howe Hall

It sometimes happens that a group of young people, carried away by the contagion of high spirits, will behave like school-children. The manners of our day are much less formal than those of an earlier generation, but they impose of … Continue reading

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