Tag Archives: Emily Post

Something About Emily Post

Emily Post overshadowed her contemporary, Amy Vanderbilt, and was one of the role models for Judith Martin, aka. Miss Manners.  All three became famous as authorities on social behavior.  Emily Post, and later, Miss Manners based their advice by applying … Continue reading

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Civil Discourse Needed (OpEd)

Sometimes we might feel that getting a controversial point across to someone else in a heated conversation is like explaining trigonometry to a five-year-old.  No matter how many graphs, equations, appeals to reason, or practical descriptions one offers, your words … Continue reading

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Emily Post’s Advice To Digital Denizens (Review)

One of the books I wish I had written myself addresses the foibles of getting along in our fast-changing digital world.  I spotted that book at the Norfolk Public Library and brought it home the other day. Emily Post’s Manners In A Digital … Continue reading

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