Excuse Me, but I Was Next... How to Handle 100 Manners Dilemmas (Hardcover)
|Author: Peggy Post|
|Etiquette expert Peggy Post comes to the rescue in this concise, readable book devoted to the etiquette issues most people wonder about. It offers quick fixes for these fast-paced times, and is written in Peggy's unpretentious style that has made her America's most-liked and most-trusted manners expert.|
From the Publisher:
Have you ever been annoyed by cell phone yakkers, line–cutters, movie chatters, or noxious neighbors. . .been confused about who pays at a restaurant. .wanted to retire a family tradition. . .had to break up a playdate fight. . .spotted someone double dipping. . .gotten a gift you hated? America's etiquette expert Peggy Post comes to the rescue in this concise, readable book devoted to the top 100 etiquette issues everyone wonders about. Not a manners reference tome, this is a personal conversation with Peggy on handling social dilemmas that we've all encountered at one time or another. Based on the thousands of questions Peggy has fielded at her personal appearances and in her columns and received via the Emily Post Institute website, these truly represent the burning etiquette questions in America today. Peggy addresses them as only she can––in her direct, fresh, unpretentious style. You'll learn how to politely say"no" to difficult requests, how to introduce someone if you've forgotten their name, damage control for email bloopers, what to do if people don't reply to your RSVP, how to actually get your kids to write thank–you notes, and much more. Peggy Post captures the essence of etiquette for today's world, distilled into the perfect gift book.