Join the debate. Vote Now on the Dear Abby Poll of the week.

by Abigail Van Buren

Hosts Are in the Doghouse for Providing an Outhouse

For an excellent guide to becoming a better conversationalist and a more attractive person, order "How to Be Popular." Send a business-size, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $3.95 ($4.50 in Canada) to: Dear Abby Popularity Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Postage is included.)