Her Ladyship's Guide to Modern Manners (Ladyship's Guides)

Her Ladyship's Guide to Modern Manners (Ladyship's Guides)

By: Lucy Gray (author)Hardback

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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

About Author

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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781849943673
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781849943673
  • weight: 230
  • ISBN10: 1849943672

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