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Judith Martin
(1938-____) born on
Sep 13
US author, journalist. "Miss Manners" has written a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette, since 1978.
The dinner table is the center for the teaching and practicing not just of table manners but of conversation, consideration, tolerance, family feeling, and just about all the other accomplishments of polite society except the minuet.

Chaperons, even in their days of glory, were almost never able to enforce morality; what they did was to force immorality to be discreet. This is no small contribution.
If written directions alone would suffice, libraries wouldn't need to have the rest of the universities attached.
If it's against state law, it's generally considered a breach of Etiquette.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Miss Manners' Guide for the Turn-of-the-Millennium," 1989.
R: Miss Manner's Guide to Rearing Perfect Children
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: From a collection of quotations found on the Internet.
K: In "Readers' Digest."

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