The enduring legacy of Emily Post: Manners still matter





Emily Post has been dead nearly half a century. Many believe good manners died right along with the woman who gave us the ultimate book on etiquette in 1922.
But would she be shocked by the boorish behavior — from rampant cellphone abuse to undie-less celebrities — we see around us today?

"No," says Peggy Post, her great-granddaughter-in-law. "She'd be fascinated."


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