All posts tagged retro etiquette
My husband found this 1942 Emily Post Etiquette book for me. There’s so much that’s interesting about it. Read more…
I have an article up on Mental Floss! It’s called: “Which Country Has the Best-Looking People? Let’s Ask a 19th Century Doctor.” You should check it out!
In the stone age, when the savage tried his best to carve with a dull stone knife, he doubtless swore mentally; his barbaric trait of mental swearing is still with us, and will probably remain with us until the end of time, or until our servants realize that the carving-knife was not a tool originally intended by the head of the family for dissecting kindling-wood or peeling potatoes.
Thomas J. Murrey, Practical Carving,1887