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Mister Manners answered your questions about wedding registries

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Thomas P. Farley, also known as Mister Manners, answered questions about wedding gifts and registries on Thursday. He is an etiquette expert, speaker and author who offers advice on how to get along — politely — in the modern era. He has presented his business-etiquette and communication programs to clients including the United States Department of Commerce, JPMorgan Chase, the U.S. Army and Estee Lauder. He makes regular guest appearances on NBCs Today to talk about manners.

Here are some of the questions he answered:

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Helen Carefoot, writer and editorial aide for the Lifestyle section, produced this Q&A.