Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use. —Emily Post

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Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.

EMILY POST

American author on etiquette

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Anonymous NOVEMBER 15, 2015
Brilliant thought. However, can someone please explain to me the phrase "no matter what fork you use"?

Anonymous DECEMBER 22, 2014
so true


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