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Miss Manners: Find another finger for second engagement ring

A reader remarrying her ex prefers the first-time-around ring to the new one.

Miss Manners: Current invitation isn’t contingent on one in future

In-laws’ views on gay marriage make them wonder how to negotiate invitations to their children’s nuptials.

Miss Manners: Disposable glassware pressed into multiple service

At a friend’s party, the disposable glasses were anything but — the host wanted them used repeatedly.

Miss Manners: Don’t discourage children from showing respect

‘Yes ma’am, no sir’ statements, even if seemingly robotic to the Gentle Reader, are a sign of lessons learned.