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Money Honey

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Dear Prudence: Disgusting Dinner Companion

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a man seriously grossed out by a friend's primitive table manners.

Your Business E-mail Wardrobe

Too many assume an informal of a tone in their business e-mails. Yes, with those you know very well, be as informal as you like.  But for all other business e-mails, you should be as formal as possible until the situation clearly dictates otherwise. Informality in business e-mail is like wearing a wrinkled suit, a […] Read the rest here... Your Business E-mail Wardrobe

’Twas Months After Christmas

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 Price of Prestige

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.)

Chauvinistic or Chivalrous

Chivalry is not dead! I came across a great article that embodies what I speak to youth about and what my blog is all about; helping others feel more comfortable. This article speaks to 8 acts of Chivalry that should be brought backShow More Summary

Night Crawler

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Dear Prudence: Hijacked Confection

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a woman about a curious case of cake thievery.

Fecal Aphrodisiac

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.)

Bed and Break-In

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.)

Flu Etiquette: How to (Politely) Avoid Getting Sick

It’s that time of year again. Spring is around the corner, but there are still another four to six weeks of winter left – and the colds that come with it. That means that you invariably will be faced with someone hacking, sneezing and wheezing in your personal space. But how do you politely tell […]         

Always Read the TOS

TOS stands for Terms of Service. Most times they are mile long pages with teeny-weenie type filled with legal mumbo-jumbo. It makes your head spin just looking at them, right? Most of us don’t read those, even though we probably should make the effort to ensure there is nothing in there that will hit us […] Read the rest here... Always Read the TOS

In Vino Coitus

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Dear Prudence: Jealous of My Boyfriend’s Dog

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a woman about her boyfriend’s maddening loyalty to his clingy canine.

Teacher-Student Congress

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.)

Porcelain Revenge

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.)

A mom of older kids

Today I looked on Facebook. Not a new thing. But today I cried as I read a post that so perfectly described what I'm going through. So when you write to me and tell me you miss my posts about manners, take a moment and read this, it's what I'm going through. http://www.homesanctuary.com/rachelanne/2014/02/dear-lonely-mom-of-older-kids.html

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