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Help! My Sister Gave Away an Heirloom Diamond. Is She Disrespecting Our Grandmother?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Diamond drama: A few years ago, my grandfather carried out one of my grandmother’s final wishes before her death. She had a beautiful wedding band with seven sizable diamonds and, incidentally, seven granddaughters. Show More Summary

Starting the Year With a Bang

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2017 Business E-mail Etiquette New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year! New attitude? New habits? The last year brought many changes, unfortunately, when it comes to proper technology use, many still do not take their business e-mail habits and activities as seriously as they should. Read the rest here.... 2017 Business E-mail Etiquette New Year Resolutions on Business Email Etiquette.

Emergency Release

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Save Your Breath

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Wife Crisis

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Help! My Parents Paid for My Brother’s Wedding, so Why Are They Refusing to Pay for Mine?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Discouraging a wedding: I’ve been seeing a wonderful man for the past few years, and we’ve been discussing getting engaged and married soon. Show More Summary

All Dried Out

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The Right to Bare Arms

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Help! My Grandma Found Out I’m Gay and Banned Me From Christmas.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Outed for Christmas: I am 19 years old, and a few months ago I came out to my parents and siblings. Everyone has been very accepting and loving. Show More Summary

Let Me Tell You Something

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Zero Tolerance Marriage

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Home Sour Home

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Help! When We Have Sex, My Husband Climaxes in 10 Seconds.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Craving more: I am married to a wonderful, kind, caring, intelligent man who is normally a good communicator. Our sex life has never...Show More Summary

When You’ve Seen One

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Heart on Fire

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The Other Life

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Not Ready for My Close-Up

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Help! I Made a Spectacularly Unsmooth Move on My Co-Worker.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Idiot move: I’ve been co-managing a rather ambitious project for our company with a female colleague in another department. In the months we’ve been working together we’ve become friends, and I’ve developed a little bit of a crush on her. Show More Summary

Holiday E-mail Cold Calling: It’s Still Spam!

I receive inquiries about the appropriateness of e-mailing other onliners about commercial ventures, new businesses or “information I know they can use.” In particular Holiday specials or promotions that folks didn’t sign up to receive. Show More Summary

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