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Her Ladyship's Guide to Modern Manners, Hardback Book

Her Ladyship's Guide to Modern Manners Hardback

Part of the Ladyship's Guides series


An essential guide to modern manners, this enlightening and useful book strikes a balance between the stuffy, rigid rules of the 1950s and today's anything-goes school of thought.

It is packed with good-humoured advice for the way we live today, but also discusses which formal points of etiquette are still relevant in the 21st century. Introduction: who needs manners?A Few Basics: punctuality (and overstaying your welcome), saying sorry and when it's best to lieParty People: invitations, playing host, being a good guest, meeting and greetingWhat to Wear: avoiding the pitfalls of modern dress codesRites of Passage: christenings, weddings and funeralsEating Out: from saying grace to understanding cutleryGoing to Stay: following house rules, helping out, not making yourself too much at homeGetting Around: the rules of public transport and how to avoid road rageCommunications: how to make a phonecall and write an emailA Good Day at the Office: how to conduct yourself at work


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 176 pages, no illustrations
  • Publisher: Pavilion Books
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  • Category: Parties, etiquette & entertaining
  • ISBN: 9781849943673

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