The Tricky Art of Co-existing
How to Behave Decently No Matter What Life Throws your WayeBook - 2015
If you do it right, being a grown-up is just like being a kid . . . but without people telling you off." No one learns etiquette" anymore (except by embarrassing trial and error). But manners are more than a dusty tradition: Done right, they make life easier-for everyone! That's why Sandi Toksvig highlights decency rather than convention in this entertaining guide, with: Spot-On Advice: Remember-you don't have to answer the phone, so don't do it if you don't have time to be polite." Fascinating Trivia: It is very rude to clear the plate of someone who hasn't finished. In fact, the Romans believed doing so would bring about the diner's sudden death." And Her Characteristic Wit: Focusing on the people you share a meal with is both a pleasure and a necessity. Get to know your family members; you might even like them."Be the most decently behaved person in the room, and the most interesting: Master The Tricky Art of Co-Existing!
Publisher: [United States] : The Experiment : Made available through hoopla, 2015.
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource