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Miss Manners: Call to explain sad cause of canceled shower

Her daughter’s baby died in utero shortly before birth; this mom should make the sad calls to explain.

Miss Manners: Exchanging lists is not thoughtful giving

A Gentle Reader wonders what the point is in exchanging shopping lists rather than choosing a gift?

Miss Manners: Wedding cake no place for macabre humor

Her fiance, an aficionado of skulls, has a his-and-hers version he’d like to use as a wedding cake topper.

Miss Manners: Niece accused of wrong despite doing right

She complied with aunt’s request not to text at movie; her boyfriend then interpreted her ‘silence’ as cheating.