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Vultures swarm after father's death

Dear Miss Manners: My father died after a short illness. Almost immediately after the funeral, people started coming to the door saying, basically, "Gee, I'm sorry your Dad died. By the way, he promised me that I could have (item or property) someday. Can I …

Don't hide her pregnancy

Dear Miss Manners: My wife and I just recently moved back to my hometown, where my parents and family are well known. At first we were hesitant to announce the news of my wife's pregnancy due to a previous miscarriage. Now we have been telling …

Inedible food comes outthe same way it went in

Dear Miss Manners: What do you do when you take a bite of something, say meat, and it's all bones or fat and you need to get it out of your mouth- Discreetly put your napkin to your mouth and hide it in there- Maybe …