Emily Post

Type: Person
Name: Emily Post
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Making the right dress choice as MOB

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: What does the mother of a bride wear these days? My daughter is getting married soon. Do I wear a long dress or a short dress? Please help!— Cathy B.Dear Cathy: I was tempted to tell you to toss a coin, because there are no firm ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bloomingdale’s Is Throwing a Beauty Party Before Amazing Grace

One should always dress up for the theater,  according to Emily Post. But what sort of makeup is correct for a night at the pre-Broadway world premiere of Amazing Grace ? False eyelashes and plum lips to channel the theatricality of it all? Highlighter ... [Published Chicago Magazine - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Continental vs. American Style Of Cutting FoodWhich Is Correct?

What is the proper way to cut food and bring it to your mouth? Thats a typical question asked during the dining part of our business etiquette seminars. While many people already know the answer, they ask to get confirmation which gives them confiden ... [Published boston.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Verbal abuse at daycare dries out for intervention

DEAR ABBY: I would like to weigh in on your response to "Day Care Drama in Indiana" (Sept. 1), whose neighbor screams at the children in her day care. I worked for 25 years investigating serious complaints, many involving verbal abuse, against day care ... [Published Park Hills Daily Journal - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

How To Estimate When People Will Arrive At A Party

Last month, we asked FiveThirtyEight readers to participate in a crowdsourced experiment. We wanted to find out when people show up to parties — how late is fashionably late? And we asked hosts to record, either by stopwatch or sign-in, when guests a ... [Published FiveThirtyEight - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

World Wide Wedding

There was a time, before Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, when wedding etiquette was confined to deciphering dress codes and wording the perfect invitation; when a bride worried about whether her family and friends would enjoy themselves, not how many ... [Published Bride To Be - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Selfies: Where's Emily Post when you need a judgment?

You're so vain. I bet you think this selfie's about you. Don't you?To selfie or not to selfie? That should be the question.I once took a selfie. OK, more than once. But I only did it because "all the kids" were doing it. I also wore parachute pants and ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

This Is The Right Kind Of Gift To Bring To An Engagement Party

@HuffPostWedding what type of gift should you bring to an engagement party if there's no registry and bridal shower to follow at some point?- arila (@blue2fly_04) July 28, 2014 Anna Post -- great-great-granddaughter of etiquette guru Emily Post and author ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 06 2014]
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First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Two words that can make or break your college search

When I was a teenager, my friends and I laughed at the phrase “good manners.” We knew there was a famous book by Emily Post on the rules of etiquette that offered instructions on how “polite” people were supposed to act.The book, we’d heard, was filled ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

10 text etiquette dos and don'ts

Unlike most forms of communication (writing, speaking, singing ), most of us were never taught to text. We just picked it up as we went along, and in so doing, never really learned any rules of the road—even simple ones.But there are texting manners, ... [Published Mother Nature Network - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Say 'I don't' to these wedding trends

Maybe the simulated lap dance by the bridal party at a reception gave you pause. You probably cringed when you saw the bride and groom request money through a Facebook wedding invitation. Or you might have suffered whiplash after seeing the picture of ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

Writing About Death For A Living

Alex Ronan interviews Margalit Fox, who has written obituaries for the New York Times for nearly twenty years. Fox poignantly describes how she approaches cases of suicide:One of the most heart-wrenching interviews I’d ever have to do was for a poet. ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 28 2014]

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..."I'm not a fan of it," Post said. "that's just unnecessary and tacky. but that is a personal opinion and not an emily post opinion."

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Making the right dress choice as MOB [Published Chicago Tribune - Oct 25 2014]
Bloomingdale’s Is Throwing a Beauty Party Befor... [Published Chicago Magazine - Oct 24 2014]
Continental vs. American Style Of Cutting FoodW... [Published boston.com - Oct 23 2014]
Verbal abuse at daycare dries out for intervention [Published Park Hills Daily Journal - Oct 20 2014]
Dear Abby: Cheap candy might work magic on hall... [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 19 2014]
The etiquette of the real estate transaction [Published NWI Times - Oct 19 2014]
Advice columns: comfort blankets in the scary w... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
How To Estimate When People Will Arrive At A Party [Published FiveThirtyEight - Oct 16 2014]
Principles of Simply Sustainable Living [Published Huffington Post - Oct 16 2014]
Making video conferencing a success [Published IT Reseller Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
The Business Lunch: Terry Savage on the markets... [Published WGN Radio 720 - Oct 15 2014]
World Wide Wedding [Published Bride To Be - Oct 14 2014]
History party dress [Published Press Release Ping - Oct 10 2014]
Selfies: Where's Emily Post when you need a jud... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Oct 09 2014]
This Is The Right Kind Of Gift To Bring To An E... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 06 2014]
Two words that can make or break your college s... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 06 2014]
10 text etiquette dos and don'ts [Published Mother Nature Network - Oct 04 2014]
When to ask for a second date? (Hint: Not durin... [Published Washington Post - Oct 03 2014]
Use good manners to go far [Published Sherwood Park News - Oct 03 2014]
October 3 is National Taco Day [Published al.com - Oct 03 2014]
Say 'I don't' to these wedding trends [Published Tampa Bay Times - Oct 03 2014]
Not breaking news: Smartphone subsidies are jus... [Published Macworld - Oct 02 2014]
Twitter Social Wars – Are You in a Cock Fight o... [Published Telecom Reseller - Sep 30 2014]
Germans Say “Nein!” to Late-Night Work Email. H... [Published Time - Sep 29 2014]
Social Media Etiquette Guide For Businesses (In... [Published Business 2 Community - Sep 29 2014]
Classroom in Bloom kicks off year with farmers ... [Published Methow Valley News - Sep 29 2014]
Writing About Death For A Living [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 28 2014]
Writing About Death For A Living [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 28 2014]
The Money Conversation Americans Need to Have [Published 4 Traders - Sep 28 2014]
10 Things Professionals Should Never Say When T... [Published Business Insider - Sep 26 2014]
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Writing About Death For A Living [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 28 2014]
Alex Ronan interviews Margalit Fox, who has written obituaries for the New York Times for nearly twenty years. Fox poignantly describes how she approaches cases of suicide: One of the most heart-wrenching interviews I’d ever have to do was for a poet. ...
Hotel’s ‘tip-the-housekeeper’ campaign draws ir... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 17 2014]
For Edmontonian Jodi Costello, a night on the town is a flurry of mandatory monetary thank-yous: First, the cab driver gets a tip. Then the bartender during the wait for a table. Then the waitstaff when the cheque arrives. On vacation, she tips the ...
Tuxedoed Gun Owner Shoots At Bystanders After H... [Published Crooks and Liars - Sep 02 2014]
What would Emily Post do? Why, she'd pull out her Kel-Tec P-11 and peel off a warning shot, of course! Because a tender moment between man and hooker deserves privacy, and an armed society is a polite society, amirite? AUGUST 27--A tuxedoed Seattle ...
Late Night Open Thread: It’s A Strategy [Published Balloon Juice - Aug 15 2014]
A confession that will surprise nobody who’s been reading this blog for more than fifteen minutes: I am terrible at reading people. If there is a wrong thing to say, or a bad time to say it, those are the words that have already formed themselves on ...
“Rude” Is the New #1 Song — But Is It Really Ab... [Published TIME.com - Jul 17 2014]
Well, fancy that: Billboard‘s latest update of their Hot 100 songs chart has finally brought a little change to the world of pop. After nearly two months in the top spot, Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” has been displaced — and the new top song is “Rude,” the ...
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