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Miss Manners: Gift of DNA swab kits relatively unwelcome

They can’t re-gift them; nor would they donate them to a charity. What can be done with the things?

Miss Manners: Pushy person deserves gentle verbal shove

Those who come a little too close for comfort at the cashier’s counter can be made to step back with this line.

Miss Manners: How to silence a dinner party boor

Drunken boor forces political appointee to defend a controversial policy at a dinner party.

Miss Manners: Teen wants uninvited friend to tag along

How can she get her daughter to understand that it puts both host and friend in an awkward spot?