[ExI] more on silly rules

Henry Rivera hrivera at alumni.virginia.edu
Thu Sep 17 00:14:28 UTC 2015

Many pages of that book are previewed here:


On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 6:47 PM, William Flynn Wallace
<foozler83 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd not expect this crowd to have read this book, but it exemplifies the
> silliness of societal rules and is on my list near the top of the funniest
> books I have ever read:
> Miss Manner's Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior  ($3.48, free
> shipping for Abebooks.com)
> http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?sts=t&tn=miss+manner+guide
> The way she just skewers snobs who want to know if they still have to lift a
> pinky when drinking tea is just hilarious and I mean it.  Most things, books
> movies, described thus are not.  This is.  Trust me.  She is so devious that
> it's like the case of the guy who did not know his throat was cut until his
> head fell over.  Her column is pretty good too.   bill w
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