All posts tagged dining etiquette

fork etiquette

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

My New Old Etiquette Books

Vintage etiquette book

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The Worst Time for Thanksgiving Dinner

1960 Thanksgiving Dinner Etiquette

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If You Do Only One Thing….

1870 Vintage Dining Etiquette

This quote is pretty amazing and goes on to say:

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