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Three Pigs

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The Kid’s Not My Godson

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One for the Money

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Help! My Boyfriend’s Friends Are Racist Bullies. Should I Dump Him?

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New Email Etiquette Workshop

I get emails almost every day asking for a class or seminar. Even have folks who want to fly me in to do a presentation. How boring would that be? Me standing in front of a room of people talking about email etiquette best practicesShow More Summary

Midnight Cowboy

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Nude Breach

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Last-Minute Arrival

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Help! My Boyfriend Wants to Keep Our Relationship a Secret—Forever.

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She’s the Boss

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Marriage Before Sex

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Help! I Told My Mom About My Depression. Now She’s Having a Breakdown.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. No right answer!: I have been diagnosed with severe depression and have taken a leave of absence from work. I decided not to tell my parents because they live on the other side of the world and worry too much. Show More Summary

Worth the Weight

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Don’t Overreact Based on Assumptions

It is not uncommon for onliners to not like my comments and/or answers when they e-mail me for advice. They get defensive, accusatory and make assumptions about me that have nothing to do with the topic at hand. For more useful tips (or to purchase my eBook ;-)) visit: Business Email Etiquette - Technology Etiquette for Professionals

What Are Friends For?

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Nasty Habit

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Fake It to Make It

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Help! My Extremely Unreliable Sister Applied for a Job at My Company.

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What about CAPS in the SUBJECT: Field?

Perception is a delicate and subjective thing. With e-mail, however, you do have in your control to control how you choose to format and structure the words you use to ensure you are perceived favorably and as the credible professional that you are! For more useful tips (or to purchase my eBook ;-)) visit: Business Email Etiquette - Technology Etiquette for Professionals

Losing Face

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