Emily Post

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United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)

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They further reminded me that while a grouse bagged with a Dodge Ramcharger might eat just as good as one shot with a gun, bumping one off in that manner is, according to the late Emily Post, not exactly in the spirit of fair chase.
What do Emily Post, Jay-Z, and a contemporary traffic engineering evaluation tell us?
Prying into someone's income or savings comes across as being judgmental about their success or status, says Peggy Post, director of the US-based etiquette empire Emily Post Institute.
Nearly 160 years later, etiquette guru Emily Post would describe this same "expert way of eating" in her inaugural etiquette manual.
NINETEENTH century etiquette expert Emily Post said: "One who is rich does not make a display of his money.
The Emily Post Institute lists its top table manners for ages 4 to 7.
The Emily Post Institute, run by great-grandchildren of America's original arbiter of etiquette, chose Thanksgiving week to ask readers of its Web site how they "handle a boorish relative's inappropriate table conversation.
If it's beautiful, striking and reflects your taste, it doesn't matter what Emily Post would have thought, and that holds true for everything from flowers to attendants' gifts.
One Catholic reform has been suggested officially but has not succeeded; it is an alternative beginning of the ceremony to escape the Emily Post etiquette now called "traditional.
On "Meet the Press," New York Times columnist David Brooks said about Hillary Clinton, "In the first debate she's Emily Post, now she's Howard Beale," referring to the late etiquette maven and the angry protagonist of the 1976 movie "Network.
Peter Post is director of the Emily Post Institute and one of the manners maven's four great-grandchildren.
Laura Claridge, whose previous works include biographies of Norman Rockwell and Polish painter Tamara de Lempicka, has penned the first-ever biography of Emily Post.
Emily Post, the American authority on social behaviour and etiquette once said: "Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others.
If I had the degree, I would gladly serve as the maligned "lawyer humanitarian" (by a more comprehensible title) without worrying that someone might mistake me for Emily Post or Mother Teresa and without feeling obliged to engage in "self-indulgent bombastic posturing.
I'm no Emily Post, but I have two words for people who send only Internet Christmas cards: Cheap and lazy.