Update to Missy, Missy Oh My

June 2, 2015

  A few readers asked for an update on what happened with the graduation ceremony for my son.  Read the original story.   Here it is: On my last comment to the original submission, I let readers know that I had decided to call “Missy” directly about the graduation and space limits. She asked for […]

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Principal Interrupts Valedictorian

June 1, 2015

I found this story and wanted to know what you and the Etiquette Hell readers thought of it. http://www.ktsm.com/news/principal-interrupts-valedictorians-speech According to the news story, high school senior and valedictorian Stephanie Paredes was scheduled to give a speech at her graduation from El Dorado High School. As you can see in the video, the principal, Nora […]

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Feel Good Friday

May 29, 2015

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Husband And Hot Dogs In Hot Water

May 28, 2015

I have just returned home from my 4 year old (soon-to-be) niece’s birthday party. (For purposes of this story, her name will be “Rachel”.)  Her father is my fiance’s brother. (I’ll call him “George”.) George and his wife “Connie” were hosting a cook-out for Rachel.  Connie’s sister “Stephanie” and her husband “Alex” were there with […]

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Some Phrases Should Never Be Said… or How Shawn Simoes Missed An Opportunity To Be A Viral Hero (Updated)

May 25, 2015

This is a link to a recent happening in Toronto, Canada. An employee of a government owned utility company was fired either because a) he was in the wrong place at the wrong time and behaved in an idiotic fashion or b) he showed blatant disregard for a fellow human being and his behaviour was […]

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Fired Bridesmaid, Fired Up Drama

May 20, 2015

I’ve written and rewritten this letter several times over the past week, as the situation just keeps getting worse! However, now I really do need all the help and advice that I can get. My very best friend – practically my sister – “Ann” is getting married one week from today in City B, where […]

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“Give Me Gifts…And Dump Your Girlfriend, Too”

May 18, 2015

I have a story that I was reminded of while going through your lovely archives! In high school, some of my friends and I sat at a table with “Deanne”. None of us were that close with her, but she had lunch at that hour and eventually decided I was her close friend. I didn’t […]

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Feel Good Friday- Message To Space

May 15, 2015

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