Posts Tagged ‘ manners ’

Laws Against Sexism, Selfies, and Such

July 12, 2018
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Laws Needed Sexism, Selfies and Such

    In Belgium, they recently convicted a man of sexism. It’s true. For the first time since a law was passed four years ago, a criminal court there convicted a man of “sexism in…

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All I want for Valentine’s Day is…

February 13, 2018
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Valentine’s Day used to hold such romantic feelings for me. I can remember back in high school my fellow female students would look forward to see if the boys we liked (usually from one of…

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Bad Advice Friday, 6-09-17

June 10, 2017
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I am ready. I am able to dispense with stupendously bad advice on time because: 1) Gravity is still working. 2) I just ate fish sticks. 3) My productivity today edged out my anti-productivity. So,…

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Bad Advice Friday +1, 5-27-17

May 27, 2017
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Oh my gosh. It’s Saturday already. I missed getting the advice on Friday. My excuses are: 1) Work took longer than expected. 2) I was helping a friend. 3) I dislocated my shoulder. (It popped…

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Periodic Table of The Schmucks

January 2, 2017
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Is the man in your life a schmuck? Consult this easy-to-use guide and see! Bd “Brooding Dude” “You’re the only one who can truly understand me. Don’t enjoy the party! Spend all evening trying to…

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Don’t Call Me Baby!

November 22, 2016
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I’ve worked at my local public library long enough to be on a first-name basis with many of our patrons, and the rest greet me with the courtesy and respect that, as a trained professional,…

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Common Courtesy Rules for the 21st Century

March 31, 2015
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Common Courtesy Rules for the 21st Century

Let’s face it. We’re all busy. Life now is much harder than it was back in the days before cell phones, the internet and Roomba vacuum cleaning robots. There’s barely enough time in the day…

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The Deadly Assault on American Manners

November 8, 2014
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The Deadly Assault on American Manners

Much has been made lately about how illegal aliens are the root cause of our country’s woes. Fine debate indeed, often reaching the lofty level of thinking. But unfortunately, all this animated discourse obscures the…

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Bad Artist #11, Manners

October 28, 2014
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Bad Artist #11, Manners

Manners Haiku Be nice and say please Clean up after your murders. Always say thank you. – Paul R. De Lancey,  Bad Artist Check out my latest novel, the Christmas thriller, Beneficial Murders. My books are…

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Teaching Parisians Not To Be Rude

June 20, 2013
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Teaching Parisians Not To Be Rude

Paris is launching a campaign encouraging residents to be nicer to tourists as their reputation for being impatient and rude is impacting the tourism trade.  There is a new website that teaches the French what…

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