By Nathan B Medbery, author “Social Etiquette” Etiquette topic: Which treats of etiquette in the parlor 14 simple suggestions on conduct for gentlemen Number 1
What can you eat with your fingers? What needs a fork? Get the answers to these and other questions with etiquette tips from the ’20s!
Some tips on conduct for gentlemen of the Victorian era, including number 13: ‘Avoid wearing a grin on your face and you will avoid looking destitute of wits.’
By Nathan B Medbery, author “Social Etiquette” Etiquette topic: Which treats of manners to be observed when in public 27 simple suggestions on conduct for
What do newly-engaged couples really need to know? Quite a bit! Here are ideas from 1921 for telling your close friends, suggestions for formally announcing your engagement, tips for selecting a ring and more advice.
Experience shows that after the newlyweds have become long-marrieds, the couples who quarrel most are the ones who are most affectionate in public.
From the 1950s: How to laugh, just for girls (because what teen didn’t need someone else telling her how to behave?)
Laughter is a serious thing. Hoot if you must, but strict attention should be paid to how you laugh and when. It is the barometer of your emotional state. Precisely put, laughter is a form of behavior.
I have several acquaintances that I dread to go shopping with, as they are so ungracious and exacting. So how should a shop girl handle an irate buyer and still hold her job?
- Carnation’s famous pumpkin pie: The traditional Thanksgiving dessert (1959)
- Genuine original Crock-Pot Slow Cookers from the ’70s
- If you love San Francisco, don’t miss this ’50s video blast from the past
- Women: Do you have the ideal figure? Here’s what ‘they’ thought in 1950
- Captain Kangaroo’s Bob Keeshan talks about the beloved kids’ show, plus see the opening credits again