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Game Face

Is it OK to apply lipstick at the table?

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Don’t Scream “I Hate Broccoli!”

Which table manners your kids should mind.

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The Awkward Lip-Kiss Greeting

Is it appropriate to give and receive a peck on the lips when you see friends?

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Autograph My Dirty Napkin!

The etiquette of approaching celebrities in restaurants.

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Joined at the Hip

It's bad manners for couples to form social units.

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Get a Room

When couples touch too much.

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Stop Broadcasting Your Social Life

Twittering on your digital device.

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Your Dish Is Unwelcome Here

Don't bring food to a dinner party.

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Mum’s the Velveeta

Keep your secret ingredients secret.

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How to Tip on Wine?

It's already marked up so much.

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Eating While Dating

Which foods might not get you to third base.

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Double-Dipping on Trial

There's negligible contamination, but it's still unacceptable.

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I Didn’t Order That Insect

What's a restaurant's responsibility when there's something gross in a dish?

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The Napkin Defense

You lose cred when you use paper.

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Dinner with a Tightwad

Should you augment a bad tip, and how?

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What If You Ruin the Turkey?

Should you try to cover it up, confess, go without, or just order pizza?

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Did She Really Just Say That?

What to do when relatives drink too much and say embarrassing things.

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Dinner’s Getting Cold

How to deal with chronically late guests.

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Stop Refilling My Wineglass!

How to tell waiters to let you drink at your own pace.

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Chain Letters Aren’t Tasty

How to deal with food-related chain letters you don't want to participate in.

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Singled Out

The dos and don'ts of inviting unattached guests to your parties.

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