DEAR MISS MANNERS: My husband and I have built a new home to accommodate the special needs of our disabled adult daughter, who lives with us. The building project, and then the move itself, did not... continue
GENTLE READERS: Minding other people’s business, which has always been a major etiquette hazard, has taken on the noble mantle of ministering to public health. To the extent that people are out and... continue
DEAR MISS MANNERS: I saw a wonderful show recently, but the first act was nearly ruined by a seating problem.
I settled into my seat at 7:25 with the help of an usher. During the overture, a mother... continue
DEAR MISS MANNERS: A friend calls out to you in a parking lot. You wave hello, and keep going to your destination. Is it OK just to wave to a friend when you are in a hurry? Or do you have to stop ... continue