Manual of Manners Turns To Nagging

A final bit of nagging: Don’t eat so loud, young man!  Are you leaning on my chair?  Elbows OFF the table!  Hold your silverware CORRECTLY!  That is NOT where one rests the soup spoon, young man.  Any doubt that “manners” is code for a certain class, and its claim to control civilization, should be erased with the final installment of the Manual of Young Manners.

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  1. J. Madson says:

    Bunch of bourgeoise concerns. Herbert Read has some excellent thoughts on the matter. In short, “To Hell with Culture”

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