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Close The Door, Richard! by
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Prompted By Pet Peeves

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“Ow!” I rubbed the bump on my forehead. Again. If he leaves the kitchen cabinets or drawers open one more time I’m divorcing him! Oh! I never married him, did I? And that’s a big reason why. The first time he took me to his house and showed me his kitchen I walked through it…
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“Como ameneciste?” by
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Prompted By Manners

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The people of "La Po’lvora," and especially the children, will always remain in my heart and mind as exemplars of the utmost courtesy and compassion in a time of dire need. They showed us something much deeper than just “good manners.”
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Table Talk by
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Prompted By Manners

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My husband’s aunt was getting married at a fancy country club, and we were all invited. We decided to take the two older kids and leave the toddler at home with my sister. They got new clothes for the occasion and were drilled over and over about proper table manners for the luncheon that followed…
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Bad Moon by
10
(21 Stories)

Prompted By Cold War Coping

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I'd run, trying frantically to find a place to hide, while it implacably followed me, laughing.
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Please Please Me by
200
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Prompted By Manners

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One of the best baby shower presents I received when my first child was born was Miss Manners' Guide to Rearing Perfect Children.
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Ladies first by (4 Stories)

Prompted By Manners

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I held the door for her
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Hey! You’re Welcome. by
100
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Prompted By Manners

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Used to be that "hey" was for horses ... No longer true.
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