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Her Ladyship's Guide to Modern Manners By Lucy Gray

Her Ladyship's Guide to Modern Manners

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This is an essential guide to etiquette that strikes a balance between the stuffy, rigid rules of the 1950s and the anything-goes school of thought. Instead, it gives sound advice on good manners and which formal etiquette rules are still a very good idea.

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Her Ladyship's Guide to Modern Manners by Lucy Gray

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 lie
  • Party People: invitations, playing host, being a good guest, meeting and greeting
  • What to Wear: avoiding the pitfalls of modern dress codes
  • Rites of Passage: christenings, weddings and funerals
  • Eating Out: from saying grace to understanding cutlery
  • Going to Stay: following house rules, helping out, not making yourself too much at home
  • Getting Around: the rules of public transport and how to avoid road rage
  • Communications: how to make a phonecall and write an email
  • A Good Day at the Office: how to conduct yourself at work

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About Lucy Gray


Lucy Gray is a writer and journalist with a background in psychology. She possesses a wealth of knowledge about manners and etiquette that she imparts in the belief that perfectly polished manners are within everyone's grasp.

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GOR007760949
Her Ladyship's Guide to Modern Manners by Lucy Gray
Lucy Gray
Ladyship's Guides
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pavilion Books
2016-07-14
176
1849943672
9781849943673
N/A
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