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Fleece U

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Dear Prudence: My Wife Should Cheat

In this week's video Prudie counsels a man who thinks he's holding his wife back from a more exciting life.

The Jury is Out Subject: Lines

Subject: fields need to be clear, concise and relevant to the content of your email so it doesn't get lost in the shuffle. Add to that that most take only a quick glance to determine if they will open/read an email and it is that glance where you have the opportunity to grab them. Read the rest here... The Jury is Out Subject: Lines

Man Up

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

The Un-Giver

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Naked Fear

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Dear Prudence: Office Food Mooch

The first rule of Snack Club is don't take snacks if you never bring any yourself. In this week's video, Prudie counsels a man who's fed up with a co-worker's treat-eating ethics.

His Kids, Her Burden

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Weak Will

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Family Spies

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Office Signature Files

Should you have a different signature file for internal communications versus more formal e-mails with customers, partners and associates?  Most definitely!  Your coworkers do not need your phone number, contact information or alphabet soup designations in every communication they exchange with you — they already know all that. Show More Summary

Dear Prudence: Recycled Girlfriend

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a woman who wants to date her soon-to-be-ex-girlfriend's brother.

How To Say ‘No,’ Nicely

The other day a young boy knocked on my front door. He looked to be about 14 years old and was dressed in a white, button-down shirt, a pair of blue jeans and sneakers. He introduced himself and told me that he was trying to win a trip to Disney World. Show More Summary

Twin Swap

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

The Ideal Husband

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Won’t You Be My Lover

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Dear Prudence: Kept Woman, or Just a Good Friend?

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a woman about whether or not to let an older man pay for a lavish trip.

Emoticons in Business E-mail

Emoticons, which are thought of as sort of silly, can when used properly add clarity to your business e-mail. I don’t use them very often and but when I do it is usually a winky-smiley. This is a winky-smiley: Many programs, will turn the plain text emoticon (a semi-colon, dash and right parenthesis) into the […] Read the rest here... Emoticons in Business E-mail

Die, Philandering Louse

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

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