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When William of Wkyeham founded his now world-famous school, Winchester College, in 1378, he also unofficially bequeathed it with his own family motto: "Manners makyth man." Of course, the comprehensi... read more

To the manner born? Rahul Gandhi gets ready to be Cong president

NEW DELHI: In January 2013, Rahul Gandhi was named Congress vice president the day after his mother told him that "power is like poison". Five years after that emotional acceptance speech in Jaipur, R... read more

How Emily Post’s descendants are shepherding her legacy into a cultural landscape hostile to the very idea of etiquette.

Lizzie Post has the sort of table manners that, like all the best manners, call no attention to themselves. When she eats mussels, she neatly extracts the meat with a fork before placing the shells in ... read more

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Miss Manners: Employ a nonsensical answer to the rude query, 'What are you?'

DEAR MISS MANNERS: I am someone with rather striking features ... “Where are you from?” I was born here. “No, but where are you from?” I’m even less OK with the “What ARE you?” question. No, I’m not p... read more


Oscar Nominations: ‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Black Panther’ Break Ground

“A Star Is Born” is about a woman on the rise ... since the streaming service does not release its films in a traditional theatrical manner, its offerings should be better considered by Emmy voters. “ ... read more

Miss Manners: Strangers' questions about looks best met with lightheartedness

Dear Miss Manners: I am someone with rather-striking features ... “Where are you from?” I was born here. “No, but where are you from?” And I’m even less OK with the “What are you?” question. No, I’m n... read more

'The Surgery to Remove the Lung Cancer Is On Hold.' The Shutdown Is Forcing Workers to Delay Vital Medical Care

Corey Myllenbeck, a hydrologic technician for the U.S. Geological Survey who lives in the Tampa area, has an 8-month-old daughter who has had three surgeries since she was born to address a number ... read more

New Film on the Revolutionary War Against Women

It is more than that. In the second half of the film, Newman turns away from recounting her personal quest and instead begins to explore the history of how she ended up being born in the manner she wa... read more

In Matter Of `Manners,' Bard Tips The Balance

In a recent column, I asked readers to choose which phrase was correct -- ``to the manner born'' or ``to the manor born'' -- and then heartily endorsed the former. That prompted several readers, all w... read more

To Manners Born

`I have to tell you, people who have the most money treat people the worst,`` says Charlotte Ford, who as a 47-year-old heiress to the Ford Motor Co. fortune knows plenty about money. ``I have a lot o... read more

To the manner born? Rahul Gandhi gets ready to be Congress president

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now (Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe' ... read more

Childhood Heroes: Once Self-Made, Now to the Manner Born

How, I wonder, did I ever miss the difference between yesterday’s popular children’s heroes and today’s? Consider the venerable Marvel and DC superheroes. Masked and caped figures run and fly. They ic... read more



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