Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior

Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior

eBook - 2005
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An updated edition of the best-selling classic by the popular author of the "Miss Manners" columns and etiquette guides is a new volume of letters, essays, illustrations, and humorous advice on how to navigate the world of civilized behavior.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2005.
Edition: Freshly updated.
ISBN: 9780393079098
Characteristics: 1 online resource (858 pages) : illustrations.


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Dec 18, 2017

Have you ever wondered what was considered to be "proper and acceptable" conduct for ladies and gentlemen of today? - Well - All you have to do is consult the supreme authority on the subject, Miss Manners. And she will straighten you out on the subject in no time flat. Yep. You can bet on that.

To be sure - At nearly 900 pages this hefty-sized reference volume on correct manners and etiquette is truly a challenging read, to say the least.

But - Believe me - This is definitely one of those educational books that one can casually browse through and when they come across a chapter that sparks their interest - Stop and take notes.

Anyway - Considering how the likes of total rudeness seems to prevail everywhere these days - I definitely think that this book should be required reading for one and all.

Mar 04, 2017

To all you dear, dutiful, and obedient readers - (In this day and age of unprecedented rudeness, apathy, and cynicism) - Isn't it time that you listened up to Miss Manners?

If you're someone who desires to be a cut-above-the-rest and have the most excruciatingly correct behaviour imaginable, then be sure to consult here with Judith Martin (aka. Miss Manners) on all that is required (as civilized ladies and gentlemen) for having the utmost in proper etiquette in this wayward world that we live in.

From correcting your most disgusting habits, to leading a virtuous life in the wicked city, to having a respectable dress-code, and to so many-many other countless social concerns - You can be sure - If there's anyone out there who has a tactful and acceptable approach to these pressing issues it's Miss Manners, and only Miss Manners.

Yes. At nearly 900 pages, this book is a substantial read - But if it's proper conduct you crave, then Miss Manners' sound advice and wickedly witty wisdom is a must in these desperate times of social despair.

Jun 10, 2012

This book is amusing in small doses. It's a huge, thick book that takes days to read.

teacupfaerie Mar 05, 2011

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