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Miss Manners: Potty training fails to entertain

The Gentle Reader would rather wait until friends’ son accomplishes this milestone before visiting again.

Miss Manners: Facebook holdout feels she’s missing out

She is happily out of the loop but wishes friends would remember that she’s not on the social media site.

Miss Manners: Affecting a casual hipness can backfire

Using ‘Peeps’ as a salutation in a memo to board chairs risks sounding ridiculous at best, offensive at worst.

Miss Manners: Be blunt, but only if intentions are good

Is nurse being penalized for ‘directness’, or is there something else behind the criticism?