‘The fork should always be on the left,’ but after a century, all else has changed

In 1922, at the age of 50, Emily Post published her very first etiquette book. Since then, 18 editions have been published by five generations of Posts. Now, 100 years later, her great-great-grandchildren just released Emily Post’s Etiquette, The Centennial Edition.

The books are a fascinating and, often humorous, look at what was happening in society at a particular time, and this new edition addresses some very modern issues.

“When it comes to greetings and introductions, we really feel that it’s important to talk about pronouns,” said Lizzie Post, co-author of the book and co-president of the Emily Post Institute. “It’s really important from the standpoint of being respectful

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